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A new audit is recommending that Florida’s health department move faster to cancel former employees’ access to state credit cards and to a statewide accounting system.

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Florida’s Medicaid program has been rapped by auditors who questioned what the state got for millions of dollars spent with a company whose lobbyists included two former Republican House speakers and a former top health-care regulator.

Two Northeast Florida lawmakers are asking auditors to look into the Flagler County Mosquito Control district.

Over a five-year period, Florida’s Medicaid program overpaid private HMOs an estimated $26 million in monthly premiums for enrollees who had already died, according to a federal audit released Tuesday.

The University of South Florida has released an audit critical of some of the practices at its high-tech Tampa medical training center, shortly after the head of the center stepped down.

 The Duval County Health Department has been quietly working on problems listed in a scathing, year-old audit that never was formally released to the public, the Florida Times-Union reports.

Miami VA Healthcare System Chief of Staff Vincent A. DeGennaro  gave up his medical license in New York in 2009, responding to allegations involving a Florida patient who died under his care, the Miami Herald reports.

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Florida VA hospitals will be part of a national audit looking into claims that veterans have died waiting for care, The Tampa Tribune reports.

The University of South Florida is being asked to repay $6.5 million in U.S. Department of Health and Human Services grant money it claimed, The Tampa Tribune reports.