Federal investigators request firms' documents on troubled Md. exchange
Published on August 28, 2014 at 1:58 AM
The head of Noridian Healthcare Solutions says the HHS inspector general's office sought documents related to the company's work on Maryland's online health insurance marketplace.
The Washington Post: Federal Auditors Sought Documents Related To Troubled Md. Health Exchange Launch
Noridian Healthcare Solutions, the company fired by Maryland officials after the disastrous launch of the state's health insurance exchange, received a request from federal auditors last month to turn over documents related to the troubled project, chief executive Tom McGraw said Tuesday. McGraw said in a statement that Noridian was "cooperating fully" with the July 30 request by the inspector general's office for the Department of Health and Human Services, which has been auditing the use of federal funds in creating the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (Johnson and Flaherty, 8/26).
The Baltimore Sun: Subpoenas Issued In Maryland Health Exchange Probe
Federal auditors looking into Maryland's flawed health insurance exchange are subpoenaing documents as part of their probe and have sought information from the lead contractor hired by the state to build the site. North Dakota-based Noridian Healthcare Solutions, the former prime contractor with a multimillion-dollar deal to design Maryland's online insurance marketplace, received a request for documents related to the project from the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on July 30, the company's president said Tuesday (Fritze and Cohn, 8/26).
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