Kenneth P. Lavalle's posts related to Medicaid

SENATE REPUBLICANS CREATE MEDICAID FRAUD TASK FORCE

“Rampant abuse of the Medicaid system continues to drive up spending and taxes at the local and state levels and is costing New York taxpayers in the billions of dollars,” said Senator Kenneth P.

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SENATE PASSES MEASURE TO REDUCE MEDICAID FRAUD

Expands DA’s Ability to Prosecute Medicaid Provider Waste and Abuse

New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle said he voted for a bill (S.594) that passed the Senate on June 6 that implements a key recommendation of the Senate Republican Task Force on Medicaid Fraud and increases the prosecution of Medicaid waste and abuse while also bringing significant savings to the state and counties.

The legislation helps increase cost recoveries by allowing the state’s Office of Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) to assist local district attorneys in prosecutions of Medicaid provider fraud.

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