DiNapoli audit claims health department wasting millions on out-of-state Medicaid payments

March 2009
Hudson Valley Business Journal;3/9/2009, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p30
The article focuses on an audit released by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, which states that the State Department of Health (DOH) made $28.4 million in Medicaid payments for people who were enrolled in New York and another state's Medicaid program. According to DiNapoli, Medicaid is the single most costly program administered by New York State. He adds that the state is facing the worst fiscal crisis of its lifetime.


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