The state now acknowledges an unknown number of Rhode Islanders have received letters false suggesting they have died.
The court-appointed official said he’s seeing “substantial progress” on reducing the food-stamp backlog, but a larger fix remains “elusive.”
The state’s problem-plagued computer system for benefits is now expected to cost nearly half a billion dollars through 2019.
Officials say the troubled computer system has made it difficult to enroll in the SNAP benefits program.
The vendor that built UHIP informed state leaders last month about a previously unknown bug in the system that caused applications to go mis…
The federal agency that oversees the problem said it expects to levy penalties against Rhode Island in the coming months due to UHIP.
The Department of Human Services’ director is offering “apologies for any confusion or inconvenience this may have caused.”
The attorney, Deming Sherman, is tasked with sorting out food-stamp delays caused by the problem-plagued computer system.
A judge is expected to appoint a special master to ensure that thousands of Rhode Island residents receive food stamps and other benefits in…
Since its launch last September, the system has affected health care and other benefits for tens of thousands of Rhode Islanders.
Gov. Gina Raimondo’s office also said Deloitte has agreed to cover any federal fines the state faces.
Rhode Island has not been able to fully implement this year’s federally required cost-of-living adjustments for food stamps, and it may cost…
The first-term Democrat discusses the latest on the Wexford complex truck tolls, UHIP, the state budget picture and more.
Target 12 Consumer Investigator Susan Campbell sits down with the governor one year after the problem-plagued UHIP system was launched.
One year after the disastrous launch of the state’s $445-million benefits system, Governor Raimondo discussed lessons learned.
Rhode Island “over-issued benefits to a substantial number of households,” according to the letter from Food and Nutrition Service.
The Unified Health Infrastructure Project, which launched disastrously last fall, is the most expensive IT project in Rhode Island history.
Courtney Hawkins, who took over after her predecessor was forced to resign, said the goal is to have the system stable by October.
The federal agency that oversees SNAP benefits for food, also known as food stamps, levied the fine due to problems with the new computer sy…
A federal agency remains concerned about problems tied to Rhode Island’s $364-million UHIP benefits system.
A Rhode Island official acknowledged the state has been unable to supply required data because of the troubled eligibility system’s issues.
The state’s auditor general on Thursday released a breakdown of expenses tied to the troubled benefits eligibility system.
DHS employees have been reporting a growing number system incidents when they encounter problems completing applications.
Raimondo said the new team will “ensure better access to care and better outcomes for Rhode Islanders.”
“Our approach is to move as aggressively as we can but not any faster than that,” the state leader in charge said.