HHS Wants NY To Refund $27M In Improper Medicaid Claims

Law360, New York (March 26, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT) -- Federal regulators are accusing the New York Department of Health of improperly claiming more than $27.4 million worth of Medicaid funds from 2005 through 2009 and are asking the state agency to pay back the full amount, according to a report published Monday.

The Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General said that 84 of the 100 New York Medicaid claims the office examined failed to comply with federal and state requirements. Using the sample results, HHS estimates New York brought in...
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