The Maryland Department of Health is unable to document whether it received $1.4 billion due from the federal government, according to an audit of the agency released Tuesday that revealed weaknesses in its procedures for monitoring how funds are received and spent. If the department isn’t able to recover that money, the state may be on the hook for it, said Tuesday’s report, which was released by the Office of Legislative Audits — a subsidiary of the Maryland General Assembly’s Department of Legislative Services.
Audit: Maryland Dept. of Health unable to provide documentation it received $1.4B in owed federal funding
October 25, 2023