North Carolina is losing money by using sealed-bid auctions to dispose of surplus materials and should look into holding eBay-style auctions to create bidding wars to generate more revenue, according to a state audit released Wednesday.
State Auditor Beth Wood says auditors warned about problems related to a Medicaid billing system, even though DHHS Secretary Aldona Wos told lawmakers there had been no prior warning. In a second letter, Wood stands by an earlier audit on Medicaid, despite questions raised by a news report.
State Auditor Beth Wood says her office has "a number of concerns" following questions raised during a recent DHHS oversight hearing regarding an audit of the Medicaid system released in January.
Two state audits released Wednesday urged the Department of Public Instruction and the Department of Insurance to seek repayment from employees who obtained improper mileage reimbursements.
Commerce Department officials did not verify companies had met jobs targets before releasing grants, according to an audit released today.