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OIG Releases Report on Medicaid Rates for New York State-Operated Developmental Centers

The Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) released a report yesterday based on its review of the reimbursement rates for New York State-operated developmental centers.   The report found that the Medicaid daily rate for state-operated developmental centers was inflated, and that New York State (State) received $700 million more in federal funding in fiscal year 2009 than was needed to provide services to the residents of those facilities.  That finding is significant because it could mean that the State has failed to comply with the federal requirement that payment for services be consistent with efficiency and economy. Continue reading

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