Health Billing Errors

1 decade 2 years 5 months ago Tuesday, May 22 2007 May 22, 2007 Tuesday, May 22, 2007 10:34:00 AM CDT May 22, 2007 in News
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JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - The state health agency has made changes since finding billing errors in its use of federal money last year. The department said putting in place a new project tracking system and increasing employee training should make clear how the money flows. The department last week said it found about $200,000 in billing errors, a tiny fraction of its overall budget. It's waiting to hear back from federal investigators on whether the state must refund that money or face other sanctions. A detailed report basically found that employees weren't careful in billing their time to the appropriate federal grant, or tapped other funds when theirs had run out. The department said no intentional wrongdoing occurred, and no one was disciplined.

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