Monday, December 26, 2016

Audit Finds NYS made $6.8 Million in Medicaid Overpayments

New York State’s Medicaid system made approximately $6.8 million in inappropriate payments, including $3.5 million for separately billed medical services that should have been covered by managed care plans, according to an audit released by the State Comptroller. By the end of audit fieldwork, about $2.4 million of the overpayments were recovered.

New York’s Medicaid program, administered by the state Department of Health (DOH), is a federal, state, and locally funded program that provides a wide range of medical services to those who are economically disadvantaged or have special health care needs.

Read the full report here.