The study covered 3 years.
Over payments to contractors and vendors averaged $1.4B per year or $4.2 BILLION for the 3 year period. Administration costs added another half billion to that so we're looking at almost $5B over 3 years.
This is NOT people getting benny's they don't deserve.
This is contractors over charging the state and the state not catching them.
Individual medicaid fraud is far less expensive than this.............
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