George D. Maziarz's posts related to Medicaid

Medicaid expansion will compound state’s crisis

(Op-ed piece that ran in The Buffalo News, January 2010, by: Congressman Chris Lee, Senator George Maziarz, Senator Michael Ranzenhofer, Assemblyman Jim Hayes, Assemblyman Jack Quinn, Assemblyman Stephen Hawley and Assemblywoman Jane Corwin.)

The final health care legislation shaping up in Washington may have a direct, negative impact on our state budget crisis in Albany.

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TOUGHER MEDICAID FRAUD EFFORT NEEDED TO STOP ABUSE AND SAVE TAX DOLLARS

      In an effort to strengthen the state’s efforts to fight Medicaidfraud, which is driving up spending and taxes at the state and locallevels, Senate Republicans today announced the creation of the SenateRepublican Task Force on Medicaid Fraud.

       The task force will hold hearings this month in Albany and in NassauCounty and issue recommendations prior to the April 1st budget deadline.

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