Tax Dollars at Work: Federal Government Spent $102 million in Auditing Fees to Identify Less Than $20 Million in Medicaid Overpayments
The Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) has released a report following its review of the National Medicaid Audit Program. The GAO has determined that this program, designed to fight Medicaid fraud, has cost the United States at least $102 million in auditing fees since 2008 while identifying less than $20 million in overpayments. Analysis of the GAO’s findings will soon follow.
This post was contributed by David Ross.