State Rep Finds Millions Given to Dead Medicaid Recipients

(Springfield, IL) — A state representative has found that over 12-million-dollars was recently paid to thousands of deceased Medicaid recipients in Illinois. Republican C.D. Davidsmeyer discovered that from a 2013 audit of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. According to a press release, IDHFS staff blamed the error on delays in information transfer and an outdated computer system.