NY Has Recovered $1.7M In Medicaid Overpayments: Auditors

Law360, New York (August 27, 2012, 3:49 PM EDT) -- The New York State Department of Health has recovered some $1.7 million in Medicaid overpayments, marking some progress in addressing roughly $53 million in overpayments the state comptroller’s office targeted in a 2009 audit, but indicating that health department officials have far more work ahead of them, state auditors said Friday.

The comptroller’s office, which noted that the alleged overpayments were for the three years ending in December 2008 and relate to patients with multiple identification numbers, said the department has addressed some issues that the...
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