Idaho Legislature Demands Audit of Molina


Idaho lawmakers said today that they want a formal audit of Molina Medicaid Solutions. Molina has been at the center of a firestorm surrounding Idaho Health and Welfare's medicaid receivable and billable system.

Beginning in July 2010, thousands of health-care providers were not reimbursed in a timely fashion. Molina reported that the medicaid backlog topped 155,000 claims last summer down to approximately 33,000 in January 2011.

The Joint Legislative Oversight Committee voted unanimously to conduct a performance evaluation of Molina. Rep. Janice McGeachin said she wants the audit done before the Legislature adjourns.