N.C. State Auditor http://wfae.org en NC Overpaid Medicaid Providers In 2013 http://wfae.org/post/nc-overpaid-medicaid-providers-2013 <p>North Carolina paid Medicaid providers about $440,000 more than it should have last year. That's according to a report Friday from the state auditor's office, which found several problems in its annual review of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.</p><p>About a third of the overpayment consisted of state money, as the federal government covers about two-thirds of Medicaid costs in North Carolina. Dave Richard is deputy secretary of the state Department of Health and Human Services, and he offered this perspective on the overpayment:&nbsp;</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:05:28 +0000 Michael Tomsic 47577 at http://wfae.org State Auditor Makes Sure Tax Money Is Being Used As Intended http://wfae.org/post/state-auditor-makes-sure-tax-money-being-used-intended <p>Governor McCrory has released his budget for the next two years. He’s now got to work with state legislators to try to get his initiatives passed. And after the budget becomes law, it’s State Auditor Beth Wood’s job to make sure that more than $20 billion a year of state money is used as lawmakers intend it to be. Her office also audits $23 billion in federal grants. Duncan McFadyen spoke to Auditor Wood to find out more about what she does.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 16:36:42 +0000 Duncan McFadyen 23706 at http://wfae.org State Auditor Makes Sure Tax Money Is Being Used As Intended