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Audit reveals state paid $1.28 billion in unnecessary Medicaid payments

Audit reveals state paid $1.28 billion in unnecessary Medicaid payments

“The department is committed to protecting taxpayer dollars and ensuring that every New Yorker has access to high quality health care,” spokeswoman Jill Montag said. “We are already conducting comprehensive reviews of our Medicaid programs, to make sure that payments to Medicaid managed care plans are not made inappropriately, and are working diligently with the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General to prevent such payments in the future and to recoup excess funding.”