Social Services Searches for Fraud

1 decade 3 years 8 months ago Wednesday, February 08 2006 Feb 8, 2006 Wednesday, February 08, 2006 8:26:07 PM CST February 08, 2006 in News
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Director Gary Sherman testified Wednesday before a special Senate committee on Medicaid fraud. He said his department has thousands of contracts with service vendors, but previous administrations paid little attention to checking for fraud or abuse. Sherman said the Department of Social Services will re-hire up to 10 retired employees as part-time staff in its new contract compliance unit, which will look at child-care providers who get state subsidies.

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