New York is seeking to secure $2 billion in restitution from opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacy benefit managers that the state Department of Financial Services determined has been overcharged — as a result of misinformation — over the last decade.
New York paid more than $102 million in duplicate payments to managed care organizations for health premiums over a more than four year period, according to an audit released this month by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. The Office of the State Comptroller has identified billions in erroneous payments to managed care organizations since 2005.
New York Attorney General Letitia James and District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine filed a lawsuit Thursday to stop the Trump Administration from eliminating food assistance for tens of thousands of New Yorkers.
An audit of mental care facilities run or licensed by New York's Office of Mental Health has found poor compliance with a 2007 law, named for a 13-year-old autistic boy who was killed by his caretakers, that was meant to protect young patients.
A significant percentage of residents in long-term care facilities in New York lack regular access to ombudsman services due to a decline in the number of volunteers and a severe shortage of paid staff, according to an audit released by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.