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  Category: Auditor of Accounts


State Auditor McGuiness Says Jeanne Jugan Residence ‘Unauditable’

Auditor of Accounts | Auditor of Accounts Kathleen McGuiness | News | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Dover, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today that her office was unable to complete an examination of the Jeanne Jugan Residence nursing home because the facility did not keep proper documentation to support $4 million in costs. “Simply put, the Jeanne Jugan Residence was unauditable,” McGuiness said. “I certainly understand that all long-term […]




Auditor McGuiness: Time to Reform Pharmacy Benefit Manager’s Oversight of State Employees’ Prescription Drug Plan

Auditor of Accounts | News | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

DOVER, DEL. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness today released the following statement regarding proposed regulations for pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs): “This month, I released a report titled ‘Lack of Transparency & Accountability in Drug Pricing Could be Costing Taxpayers Millions’ that listed the ways poor contracting with Express Scripts Inc. (ESI) cost Delawareans over three […]




State Auditor McGuiness Demands $24.5M in Overcharges Back From State Employees’ PBM, Express Scripts

Auditor of Accounts | News | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Monday, June 21, 2021

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today that Express Scripts Inc. should pay back the $24.5 million it overcharged the State of Delaware for its state employees’ prescription drug plan from 2018 through 2020. “My special report found that Delaware paid three times the average drug inflationary price between 2018 and 2020 for […]




State Auditor McGuiness Estimates State Overpaid Its Pharmacy Benefit Manager by $24.5 Million over Three Years

Auditor of Accounts | News | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Thursday, June 17, 2021

DOVER, Del. – $24.5 million taxpayer dollars. That’s how much Delaware appears to have overpaid its pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) for state employees’ prescription drugs over a three-year period, State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today. “For fiscal years 2018 through 2020, the State of Delaware spent hundreds of millions of dollars on prescription drugs for […]




State Auditor McGuiness Launches Historic Transparency Initiative

Auditor of Accounts | News | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

DOVER, DEL. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today she is working with county and local governments and school districts to help them transparently show how they spend their federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds. “For most Delawareans, the third stimulus payment they received this spring is likely either spent on bills or put into […]







  Category: Auditor of Accounts


State Auditor McGuiness Says Jeanne Jugan Residence ‘Unauditable’

Auditor of Accounts | Auditor of Accounts Kathleen McGuiness | News | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Dover, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today that her office was unable to complete an examination of the Jeanne Jugan Residence nursing home because the facility did not keep proper documentation to support $4 million in costs. “Simply put, the Jeanne Jugan Residence was unauditable,” McGuiness said. “I certainly understand that all long-term […]




Auditor McGuiness: Time to Reform Pharmacy Benefit Manager’s Oversight of State Employees’ Prescription Drug Plan

Auditor of Accounts | News | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

DOVER, DEL. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness today released the following statement regarding proposed regulations for pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs): “This month, I released a report titled ‘Lack of Transparency & Accountability in Drug Pricing Could be Costing Taxpayers Millions’ that listed the ways poor contracting with Express Scripts Inc. (ESI) cost Delawareans over three […]




State Auditor McGuiness Demands $24.5M in Overcharges Back From State Employees’ PBM, Express Scripts

Auditor of Accounts | News | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Monday, June 21, 2021

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today that Express Scripts Inc. should pay back the $24.5 million it overcharged the State of Delaware for its state employees’ prescription drug plan from 2018 through 2020. “My special report found that Delaware paid three times the average drug inflationary price between 2018 and 2020 for […]




State Auditor McGuiness Estimates State Overpaid Its Pharmacy Benefit Manager by $24.5 Million over Three Years

Auditor of Accounts | News | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Thursday, June 17, 2021

DOVER, Del. – $24.5 million taxpayer dollars. That’s how much Delaware appears to have overpaid its pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) for state employees’ prescription drugs over a three-year period, State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today. “For fiscal years 2018 through 2020, the State of Delaware spent hundreds of millions of dollars on prescription drugs for […]




State Auditor McGuiness Launches Historic Transparency Initiative

Auditor of Accounts | News | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

DOVER, DEL. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today she is working with county and local governments and school districts to help them transparently show how they spend their federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds. “For most Delawareans, the third stimulus payment they received this spring is likely either spent on bills or put into […]