This acknowledgment came during a hearing largely framed by the recent revelation that OHA wrongly paid out about $74 million in federal Medicaid money from 2014 to 2016.
Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, D-Portland/Beaverton, told Allen she was “dismayed” when she read about the overpayments, but considered the problem analogous to cleaning out a closet — it looks worse before it looks better. She then asked if he expected to find more “challenges.”
“Without a doubt,” he said. “There are things that we’re going to find out about.”
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