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Nor'easter to Bring a Heavy to Major Snowfall Tonight into Tuesday Night

A major Nor'easter is expected to develop south of New England tonight, potentially getting stuck near Cape Cod into Tuesday before moving away Tuesday night.  This storm will bring heavy snow and gusty winds at times, causing blowing and drifting snow. There's the potential for whiteout conditions at times, leading to dangerous travel late tonight through Tuesday.  Snow accumulations of 10" to 20" will be possible, especially in the Hudson valley and across western New England with amounts up to 10" in the Mohawk valley and western Catskills.   

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NY auditors cite $11.4M in Medicaid overpayments

ALBANY -- New York auditors say the state's Medicaid program overpaid health care providers $11.4 million, largely from overstated Medicare coinsurance charges and incorrect rate changes.
 
Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the state has recovered $3.8 million so far and the state's Medicaid system "continues to be rife with waste."
 
Many of its Medicaid recipients are also eligible for the federal Medicare program, which is the primary payer, with Medicaid paying the balance.
 
An audit of 2009 data shows Medicaid overpaid more than 210,000 claims by more than $7 million.
 
Auditors also examined the six months ending in March 2012, when the state health department's computer system processed 233 million claims paying providers about $25 billion.
 
They report finding about $4.1 million in overpayments from inaccurate retroactive rate changes and other billing errors.

 
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