Comments for: Computer problem extended MaineCare payments to ineligible recipients; budget figures in doubt

Posted March 06, 2012, at 7:42 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine – A computer problem that allowed at least 19,000 Mainers who were not eligible for Medicaid to receive benefits has thrown state budget assumptions into doubt and may extend the current legislative session while the situation is addressed, state officials said Tuesday. “We had people who were no …

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