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Introduced Version House Concurrent Resolution 105 History

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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 105

(By Delegates Guthrie, Perdue, Marshall, Poore, L. Phillips, Reynolds, D. Poling, Iaquinta, Craig and Skaff)

 

 

Requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance study the necessity of hiring additional fraud investigators for the Department of Health and Human Resources and the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and where those investigators should be located.

    Whereas, The Legislature desires to provide the citizens of this state with cost controls and reviews of tax expenditures; and

    Whereas, A need exists to analyze the benefits of having additional fraud investigators within the Office of Inspector General for the purpose of conducting and supervising investigations for the programs of the Department of Health and Human Resources and the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit; and

    Whereas, A need exists to determine where those fraud investigators should be located and how many investigators should be assigned to each location; and

    Whereas, The Legislature needs to examine the effect of additional fraud investigators at different locations, taxpayer spending and potential taxpayer savings; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance is hereby requested to study the necessity of hiring additional fraud investigators for the Department of Health and Human Resources and the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and where those investigators should be located; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance report to the regular session of the Legislature, 2014, on its findings, conclusions and recommendations, together with drafts of any legislation necessary to effectuate its recommendations; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the expenses necessary to conduct this study, to prepare a report and to draft necessary legislation be paid from legislative appropriations to the Joint Committee on Government and Finance.

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