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Comptroller audit: Millions of tax dollars are wasted on the dead

Comptroller audit: Millions of tax dollars are wasted on the dead

July 14, 2017 08:39 PM

Millions of your tax dollars are paying for Medicaid for dead people.

An audit from the state comptroller found that New York paid out over $10 mill to dead Medicaid recipients.

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Health Department officials continued to pay Medicaid premiums for more than 7,400 patients who had already died.

The cost adds up to $10.5 million.

The payments were made over four year between October 2010 through December 2014, according to the audit. 

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