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The Capitol Connection #833


Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by New York State Medicaid Inspector General, James Sheehan. They'll talk about efforts to recover the tens of millions of dollars lost each year to Medicaid fraud. They'll also talk about Governor David Paterson's proposal to reduce Medicaid funding and what effect the cuts might have. Sheehan shares some of the worst cases of fraud he's seen and explains why the state spends so much money on Medicaid.