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.
It was a heated meeting of the House Oversight Committee as members claimed they weren’t informed of the fine
The eight-figure credit from Deloitte is not a final settlement but will cover various costs associated with the computer debacle.
Officials say they’re examining “false claims for payment for services and/or false statements in support of such payments.”
Out of an abundance of caution, free credit monitoring services will be offered to those affected.
There are 11,638 pending applications in system, a 15% drop from the total backlog reported last week.
The state released a list of 55 serious issues still affecting its troubled computer system for benefits.
According to data released Friday afternoon, the number of pending applications is fewer than 14,000.
The governor said “undeniable progress” is being made in fixing the problem-plagued computer system for benefits.
The $364-million, Deloitte-built computer system has been riddled with defects that have affected health care and benefits.
Personal information for about 1,100 people may be affected, and state officials are now scrambling to fix the problem.
Under the UHIP system launched in September, some providers say they are having trouble paying their vendors and making payroll.