Illinois Auditor General http://wuis.org en Illinois Medicaid Paying For The Dead http://wuis.org/post/illinois-medicaid-paying-dead <p></p><p></p><p>Gov. Pat Quinn is promising tighter controls after a review found that the Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people who were dead. &nbsp;</p><p>Quinn told reporters Saturday he's not happy with the findings and the state is on track to recoup all of the money. &nbsp;</p><p>The Associated Press learned of the mistakes from an internal state government memo it obtained Friday through the Freedom of Information Act. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:24:21 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse & Associated Press 23434 at http://wuis.org Illinois Medicaid Paying For The Dead Listen To State Week - February 28, 2014 http://wuis.org/post/listen-state-week-february-28-2014 <p></p><p>This week, money and the run-up to the Republican gubernatorial primary.&nbsp; Also, a scathing audit result for a state anti-violence program.</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 20:24:49 +0000 Bob Meyer 19944 at http://wuis.org Listen To State Week - February 28, 2014 SIU: Most Missing Computers Found http://wuis.org/post/siu-most-missing-computers-found <p>Southern Illinois University in Carbondale says it has accounted for most of the more than 250 computers that an audit noted were missing last summer. &nbsp;</p><p>The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan (http://bit.ly/1fvZVIg ) reports that the university's assistant provost and chief information officer says an initial search recovered 76 of the 256 computers that had been listed as missing. David Crain says another search turned up 61 more computers. &nbsp;</p><p>Crain says that most of the remaining computers were found to have been transferred to surplus. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:33:29 +0000 Associated Press 19937 at http://wuis.org SIU: Most Missing Computers Found Illinois Pensions Don't Sell Assets In 2013 http://wuis.org/post/illinois-pensions-dont-sell-assets-2013 <p></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 12:39:06 +0000 Associated Press 15402 at http://wuis.org Illinois Pensions Don't Sell Assets In 2013 Audit Slams CMS Property Control http://wuis.org/post/audit-slams-cms-property-control <p>An audit finds the agency that keeps track of all of Illinois state property does a poor job. &nbsp;<br />Auditor General William Holland's review Thursday shows the Department of Central Management Services' inventory includes only a fraction of what the state controls. The review says the department has made little progress in developing a computerized list.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:41:51 +0000 Associated Press 12101 at http://wuis.org Audit Slams CMS Property Control