Monthly Archives: July 2013

Delegate says fraud ruling shows need to expand False Health Claims Act

Del. Sam Arora, whose bill to expand Maryland’s False Health Claims Act to all state contractors failed in the General Assembly last session, said the state’s $300,000 share of a Medicaid fraud judgment proves the need for broader legislation to protect the state’s taxpayers.

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Edward J. Levin: Howard County reimburses taxpayers $587K in IDOT case

On July 12, Howard County reimbursed five taxpayers for $587,151.56 in connection with recordation taxes that they had paid under protest. This amount includes $499,112.50 for the amount of the taxes that the County forced the taxpayers to pay plus $88,039.06 in interest as required by Maryland law.

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