According to a long-awaited audit of Maryland’s botched health insurance exchange, “the state improperly billed the federal government $28.4 million as former Gov. Martin O’Malley‘s administration struggled to launch what would become one of the most troubled websites in the nation.” The Baltimore Sun,
Though the year-long probe by the Department of Health and Human Services inspector general found no fraud or criminal wrongdoing, auditors said the state lacked oversight and internal controls — and they recommended that Maryland refund what the federal government paid to subsidize the cost of signing people up for coverage…
The auditors recommended that Maryland pay back the $28.4 million and then apply for the amount it is actually due.
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