Corporate Compliance

Monroe County recovers $3.3M in Medicaid overpayments

Compliance Monitor, February 25, 2009

The New York Office of Medicaid Inspector General ordered Saratoga Pharmacy to repay approximately $3.3 million in Medicaid overpayments to Monroe County as a result of inappropriate billing from 2004 to 2005, according to a Monroe County press release.
According to an article published in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Rick Marchese, senior deputy Monroe County attorney said Saratoga failed to document prescription deliveries and submitted claims using medical license numbers that didn't match the doctors who prescribed the medication.

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