Update: Judge Upholds Del. Auditor’s Subpoena of Medicaid Information from DHSS


Update: Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness released a statement Thursday regarding a judge’s decision to uphold her subpoena for Medicaid information from DHSS: Judge Karsnitz released his decision in our court case with the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) regarding our requests to audit Medicaid spending. My office fought for nearly two…

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Auditor, DHSS At Standoff Over Medicaid Data


Delaware Health and Social Services and the State Auditor, Kathy McGuiness, are headed to court. McGuiness said an annual audit that examines federal programs that are administered by the state has not been able to find proof from DHSS that it effectively screens Medicaid applicants for eligibility, before approving or denying benefits. This is the…

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Auditor: Del. Prescription Program Overspent By $24.5-M


Delaware has been overpaying its pharmacy benefits manager for state employees’ prescription drug coverage over a three-year period. The overpayment amounts to $24.5-million taxpayer dollars, according to a special report from State Auditor Kathy McGuiness. “For fiscal years 2018 through 2020, the State of Delaware spent hundreds of millions of dollars on prescription drugs for…

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