Quick Partial Index (all are links) To Cuomo's Corruption And Its Cost


Letter to Super DEBT Committee - Save $2 trillion dollars without harming Medicaid beneficiaries. link

Letter to Congress: save $200 billion in Medicaid in this year's budget.
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Congress notified of NY medicaid fraud by NYS link

Even with wildly optimistic pension earnings predictions, New York Debt per person including local debt is $24,195. For a family of four that is about $97,000. link

A. Latest on Chapter 10 Bankruptcy link 1 Link 2
B. Cuomo Budget Link 1 Link 2
C. NY Bonds Link1 Link 2 Link "Writing on Wall"

Cuomo as Governor
Medicaid Redesign Team: Medicaid Budget increases, not decreases Cuomo's Lobbyist Crony Heads Medicaid Redesign.
Cuomo's Lobbyist Crony renamed Consultant and all is well

1. Cuomo Stars as Captain Renault in Casablanca remake and link 2 Cuomo's repeat performances

2. Cuomo fails to follow Brown and cut his budget by 25%

3. More Cuomo fails to equal California's Brown

4. How States go bankrupt.

5. Cuomo and Medicaid headed nowhere

6. Look at Alternate currency: A Ron Paul, a $3 Cuomo, a California IOU

7. Cuomo's credit card taken away.

8. New Chapter 10 Federal Bankruptcy for States.

9. The new $3 Cuomo I.O.U.

10. Cuomo and NY Bondholders See The Writing On The Wall

11. New York Bankruptcy and Bond Devaluation

12. Cuomo Loads Up His Band Wagon With Committees For The Downhill Race With California

13. Ponzi to Madoff to Hevesi to DiNapoli; New York Learns About A Phony Safe 7.5% Pension Return

14 Economic Laws Lead Andrew Cuomo To A Hard Fall

15. Cuomo Meets "The Ghost Of NY Yet To Come"

16. Fiscal Disaster As Andrew Cuomo And His M.O. Are Slapped Down By Chinese Reality Checks

17. The New Word Order, "Nixon/Blogo/Cuomo" Predicates Andrew Cuomo's Fate

-Cuomo's prior corruption-

18. Cuomo Perfected His M.O. At HUD With $59 Billion Unaccounted For ; stealing the poor guys blind; Medicare $1.2 billion per year fraud; Multiple $50,000 bribes; Cuomo bungles criminal trial, rich executives walk;

19. The Second Cuomo's Smoking Gun: AEG Victory Celebration Needed Rev. Sharpton And Andrew Cuomo In The AEG Bag

20. Cuomo's Corruption Allowed $400 Million To Be Added to $1.2 Billion In NY Medicaid Fraud To Be Refunded By NY State To Federal Government

21. Andrew Cuomo Kisses And Makes Up With The Albany Swamp's Legislature Vermin, Reprobate Politicians, A Whore and Charles Rangel, Ashley Dupre, boss Vito Lopez, David Paterson, as obedient house boy, Andrew Farkas, who Cuomo accused of paying millions in kickbacks, and Allen Isaac (sex predator)

22. Sex Predator: Cuomo can clean his own nest

23. Cuomo changes pay to play to indirect payment and we're fooled

24. Cuomo bungles criminal prosecution

25. Cuomo covers up NY corruption

26. Cuomo covers up missing 9/11 Red Cross Money

27. $1.2 trillion loss resulted from the 50 % of $2.4 trillion in loans ordered by Cuomo at HUD, *Cuomo's smoking gun

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Medicaid Block Grants Would Save NY Taxpayers $32 Billion Dollars Without Affecting Services To Present Beneficiaries

Letter to Congress:

   CuomoTARP.blogspot.com         BY FAX                         5/12/2011
               To:  Darrell Issa, Chair House Oversight and Government Reform; Lamar Smith, Chair House Judiciary; Patrick J. Leahy, Chair Sen. Judiciary; Charles E. Grassley, Sen. Judiciary; Paul Ryan, Chair House Budget; Harold Rogers, Chair House Appropriations; Kent Conrad, Chair Sen. Budget;  Daniel K. Inouye  Chair Sen. Appropriations

Re: Save $200 billion at federal level by block granting Medicaid money to NY and not harm nor eliminate services for poor NY Medicaid recipients, while ending massive over-billing fraud by NY State.

Re: Block granting will save local NY property taxpayers $8 billion, because NY splits its Medicaid expenses 50/50 with the Counties.

Dear Sirs:
      This blog has reported:   "New York spent $2,903 per person on Medicaid in 2010 — a third more than any other state.   The U.S. average is $1,364.   Nevada spent the least: $666 per person."  That means that if Medicaid is block granted to the States at the National average, NY will receive less and must fund its Medicaid corruption out of its budget and tax revenue. New York's Medicaid is capped at $60.4 billion. So calculating, we have $28.38 billion (1,364 divided by 2,903 x $60.4 billion) as block grant eligible total Medicaid expense.  Thus, New York would reduce its total Medicaid expenditure by $32 billion ($60.4 billion - $28.4 billion) of fraud and/or false or excessive billing.

       New Yorkers cannot afford to pay its average cost of all government benefits in New York at $9,442 per person.  New York has the highest state and local debt of $31,536 which must be added to USA debt per person of $44,805.   For New Yorkers, it's a combined local, State and Federal debt of $76,341 per person.  link 1

    The following newspaper reports show many billions of dollars of fraudulent criminal taking of federal funds by NY State.

    1. "Daily rate for Medicaid patients tops $5,000 in nine institutions in NY and was described as a "cash cow for the State."   "Introne, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s liaison, said state officials were working with the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to analyze and resolve the matter."
http://lonelyconservative.com/2011/04/new-yorks-per-diem-medicaid-rate-four-times-higher-than-other-states/  link 0 
    2.It was reported in Wall Street Journal that, "The state spends $700 million a year to house about 1,400 disabled people in the facilities. But it bills Medicaid more than three times that amount. By taking advantage of federal matching funds, the state pockets approximately $1 billion extra every year—and uses it to subsidize other areas of the budget."
   And 3.  $22 billion dollar fraud as NYS Keeps Getting Caught For Committing Fraud, But There Never Seems to Be Any Consequences
http://governmentrico.wordpress.com/2010/09/20/nys-22-billion-dollar-medicaid-fraud-nys-health-department-and-research-foundation-for-state-university-of-new-york-suny/   link 2

     Using #2 above as an example, we determine that NY spends per these Medicaid recipients: $500,000 ($700 million divided by 1,400 people).  If instead, these recipients were in a NY nursing home, where the daily rates range from a high of $376 to a low of $253 (link 3),  and a full time aide was assigned for two eight hour periods at $30 per hour total cost for $480 a day.  The combined cost per recipient would be a maximum of $856 per day or $312,440  a year.   But most recipients would not need so much attention and the Medicaid federal reimbursement rates for NY nursing homes are much lower than the average nursing home rates used.

      Summary for this example:  NY bills Medicaid for $1.5 million per these Medicaid recipients for services which could be better supplied at a maximum $312,440 per recipient or at one fifth the cost.

      Worse still for NY residents, NY State uses this excess Medicaid billing to bill its Counties and ultimately their property taxpayers for these fraudulent and excessively expensive services, which do nothing for the Medicaid recipient, but do enrich the State's bloated government.

   Conclusion: Block granting Medicaid to the States would be a giant benefit for NY taxpayers, have no effect on services provided to Medicaid beneficiaries and would substantially reduce Federal expenditures by $16 billion dollars a year for just NY State.  A rough estimate could be made by using one half ($8 billion) of the NY share of excess of $16 billion federally paid expenditure and multiplying it by half the number of states (25 states would be over the median Medicaid reimbursement rate).   The federal government would save a minimum $200 billion per year or about a minimum 14% of this year's projected deficit ($1.4 trillion) without harming Medicaid recipients.

    And collaterally, you would save the NY property taxpayers $8 billion dollars a year, which is approximately 45 percent of property tax levy  (link 4)     While at the same time, benefiting 25 States, including California, which would be rewarded for their honest services

                                     Sincerely yours,


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