Erroneous Payments In New York Medicaid Program Just Shy Of $1 Billion

By Steve Bittenbender (The Center Square) An audit released Tuesday by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found that the state’s Medicaid program paid $965.1 million in claims over a five-year span to medical professionals not enrolled in the health insurance program. The audit claimed that most of those errors took place during the first…