Nev. Auditors Blame Faulty Computer System For Medicaid Overpayments
Meanwhile, South Carolina will repay the federal government $1.6 million related to room-and-board costs for patients with intellectual disabilities under a special Medicaid program.
The Associated Press:
Audit: Deficient Computers Lead To $1M Medicaid Overpayments
Nevada auditors blame an inadequate computer system for more than a million dollars in Medicaid overpayments in the past four years. The Legislative Auditor issued a report Monday saying the state paid nearly $800,000 more than it should have to teach basic skills to people with disabilities during fiscal years 2013 and 2014. (5/5)
The Charleston Post and Courier:
SC Agrees To Refund $1.6M It Owes Feds Under Medicaid
South Carolina has agreed to pay back the federal government $1.6 million related to room-and-board costs for patients with intellectual disabilities, a new federal report shows. More than 6,000 South Carolinians with intellectual disabilities receive services through a special Medicaid program called the Intellectual and Related Disabilities Waiver. (Sausser, 5/5)