Medicaid Fraud Enforcement Doubles In NY

ACuomo.jpgAttorney General Andrew Cuomo announced that the State of New York has recovered $263 million in Medicaid funds in 2008, the most in any year and up from $114 million in 2007. $35 million came from one managed care provider, Healthfirst, and $28 million from civil settlements with home health care companies. There were also 150 convictions for Medicaid fraud in the State of NY last year, 35 related to fraudulent home health care claims.
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