Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Selected reports and information published by New York State's Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli

Selected reports and information published by New York State's Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli
Issued during the week ending July 27, 2013 [Click on text highlighted in bold to access the full report] 

DiNapoli Applauds NYSE Euronext for Joining the United Nations’ Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Wednesday commended NYSE Euronext, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), for joining the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative. NYSE Euronext made the announcement Wednesday at an event held at the NYSE with DiNapoli, NYSE Euronext CEO Duncan L. Niederauer and United Nations Secretary–General Ban Ki–moon.


DiNapoli: State Overpaid $7.8 Million For Hospital Admissions

The state Department of Health improperly paid hospitals $7.8 million for lengthy acute care admissions because hospitals billed Medicaid for higher levels of care than was actually delivered to patients, according to an auditreleased Thursday by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.


DiNapoli: OPWDD Overpaid Contractor $1.1 Million

The state Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) overpaid a contractor by more than $1.1 million because it based payments on budgeted, rather than actual expenses, according to an auditreleased Friday by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. DiNapoli’s auditors raised concerns that if OPWDD continues to pay contractors based on budgeted rather than actual cost, millions of dollars in additional overpayments could be made to contractors.


DiNapoli: Economic Recovery Helps Balance New York City Budget

A strong economy, bolstered by job gains that have outpaced the nation, have helped balance the New York City Fiscal Year 2014 budget and maintained services at current levels without raising taxes, according to a reviewof the city’s financial plan released Tuesday at the annual meeting of the Financial Control Board by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. DiNapoli cautioned that despite smaller out–year budget gaps, significant risks to the budget remain.


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