Sarlo to introduce bill to create auditor for state’s health care claims

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Who exactly is watching the shop?

That’s a question Sen. Paul Sarlo (D-Wood-Ridge) is hoping to answer with a new real-time monitoring system added to the health benefits system for the state.

Sarlo is introducing a bill Thursday, a copy of which was obtained by ROI-NJ, that would create a contract with a third-party auditor to, in real time, review health insurance claims being paid out from the state’s coffers.

The idea being that any anomalies in spending will be caught in real time — and savings will be returned to the state.

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