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Government Waste and Mismanagement Hotline: 1-855-OSC-TIPS (672-8477)

Audit of Truetox Laboratories, LLC

OSC's audit finds that Truetox overcharged New Jersey's Medicaid program by more than $24 million. Truetox charged $3 per test when Medicaid was not paying, but charged Medicaid many times more – all for processing the same drug tests.

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Guidance to Local Entities Using Federal COVID-19 Recovery Funds

OSC's guidance includes best practices and an internal controls checklist for municipalities and counties to use.

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Seventh Review of the New Jersey State Police

Read OSC's seventh review of the NJSP which examined their Office of Professional Standards, the office that oversees Trooper misconduct complaints.

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Report on the Borough of Keansburg

Read the Office of the State Comptroller's audit report on the Borough of Keansburg's fiscal and operating procedures, released May 5, 2021.

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Borough of Palisades Park Investigation

A new investigation from the Office of the State Comptroller report reveals Palisades Park gave sick leave payouts to employees for years, in violation of state law. OSC’s investigation uncovered widespread financial mismanagement, waste and abuse of taxpayer funds in the Borough.

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Workers' Compensation Investigation

The Office of the State Comptroller’s Investigation finds that a policy implemented over the past 15 years in workers’ compensation cases harmed New Jersey’s underfunded pension funds and taxpayers by relieving insurers of their obligation to pay injured employees.

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COVID-19 Recovery Transparency

Learn more about how OSC reviews COVID-related public contracts and performs oversight over COVID-19 recovery funds to ensure that waste, fraud, and abuse of any kind does not disrupt New Jersey’s recovery. OSC also posts COVID contracts publicly and provides resources guidance to program participants.

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OSC Blog

Check out the Office of the State Comptroller’s new blog. You’ll learn about the latest fraud scams, how to spot government waste, fraud, and abuse, and some history behind the State Comptroller’s Office in New Jersey.

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COVID-19 Oversight

COVID-19 Recovery Contracts

OSC is closely tracking federal COVID-19 relief money and posting approved state contracts for the public to view.
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Integrity Monitor Reports

Each recipient of federal COVID-19 relief funds is required to appoint an Integrity Monitor whose job it is to prevent waste, fraud and abuse of any kind.

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In the News

State Comptroller Medicaid Fraud Audit Finds Archway Programs, Inc., Received Overpayment of $1.3 Million in Medicaid Funds

An investigation released by OSC finds that the state’s policy on workers’ compensation cases encouraged settlements harmed the state’s pension funds and relieved insurers of their obligation to pay injured employees.

State Comptroller audit report finds that Truetox Laboratories, LLC overcharged New Jersey’s Medicaid program by more than $24 million

Truetox charged $3 per test when Medicaid was not paying but charged Medicaid many times more – all for processing the same drug tests

Office of the State Comptroller issues guidance to local governments on protecting federal COVID-19 recovery funds from fraud, waste and abuse

Guidance includes best practices and an internal controls checklist for municipalities and counties to use.

 

Office of the State Comptroller review makes recommendations to strengthen New Jersey State Police internal affairs investigations and disciplinary processes

OSC’s seventh review of the NJSP examined their Office of Professional Standards which oversees Trooper misconduct complaints.

 

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Looking at New Jersey’s Recovery from COVID-19 through Public Contracts

One year ago, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 166 which directed OSC to review all COVID-19 contracts above $150,000.

A Day in the Life of an OSC Investigator

Learn about how an OSC investigator gathers the facts to determine whether fraud, waste or abuse has occurred. 

Introducing OSC’s COVID-19 Compliance and Oversight Project

Read about OSC's latest initiative to hold New Jersey's recovery from COVID-19 accountable.

Five Takeaways from OSC’s Borough of Keansburg Report

Get the five big takeaways from OSC's latest report on the Borough of Keansburg.

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