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NY State recovers $269 million in Medicaid fraud and abuse

Compliance Monitor, September 10, 2008

New York auditors recovered $269 million worth of fraud and abuse from October 2007 to September 2008, according to the state’s Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG).
 
The $269 million exceeds the OMIG’s recovery goal of $215 million for fiscal year 2008, according to an article in the New York Sun.
 
To date, OMIG’s audits have focused mainly on nursing homes and managed care companies, but, according to the Sun, OMIG will turn its attention to hospitals in the next six months.
 
To read the full Sun article click here

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