Updated 12/22/2009 09:09 AM
State Comptroller's Medicaid Audits Find $100 Million In Waste
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Audits conducted by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli show that New York State has lost nearly $100 million in billing errors and waste in Medicaid.
Among the mistakes auditors discovered was nearly $3 million in overpayments, including payments for services such as tooth cleaning for toothless patients.
Another audit found the state Department of Health spent $28 million on Medicaid payments for residents of other states.