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Fraud audit: Some Utah clinics overcharging Medicaid

Fraud audit: Some Utah clinics overcharging Medicaid

By KSL.com | Posted - Dec. 15, 2010 at 11:32 a.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY -- A new legislative probe of fraud found at least three health clinics have been overcharging Utah's low-income Medicaid program.

The office of the Legislative Auditor General sampled clinics with suspiciously high numbers of high-dollar billings.

The office says the problems with "up-coding" could be costing taxpayers tens of millions of dollars.

It's unknown if this fault is criminal or human error.

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