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  Category: State Auditor Kathy McGuiness


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 […]




Auditor McGuiness Finds Long-Term Care Facilities Needed Clearer Guidance, Assistance During Early Stages of Pandemic

Auditor of Accounts | News | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Thursday, May 6, 2021

DOVER, DELAWARE – Delaware’s long-term care facilities, which have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, needed clearer guidance and assistance from the state during the early stages of the pandemic, State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today. “My team reviewed publicly reported COVID-19 data at the state and federal levels, and they surveyed and interviewed […]




State Auditor Kathy McGuiness Releases Findings From 2020 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report

Auditor of Accounts | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Friday, April 23, 2021

State Auditor Kathy McGuiness released the findings from the state’s Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) earlier this week. The ACFR is a massive, wide-ranging engagement that includes more than 25 separate audits of state agencies and programs, and it plays a large role in helping Delaware maintain its AAA bond rating. “I […]




State Auditor McGuiness To Monitor American Rescue Plan Funding Sent to Delaware

Auditor of Accounts | News | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Friday, March 12, 2021

DOVER, DELAWARE – With Delaware set to receive $1.25 billion from the American Rescue Plan (ARP), State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today she will monitor the federal stimulus money sent to Delaware’s state, county and local governments. “The amount of federal fiscal aid coming to county and local governments is unprecedented,” McGuiness said. “As the […]







  Category: State Auditor Kathy McGuiness


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 […]




Auditor McGuiness Finds Long-Term Care Facilities Needed Clearer Guidance, Assistance During Early Stages of Pandemic

Auditor of Accounts | News | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Thursday, May 6, 2021

DOVER, DELAWARE – Delaware’s long-term care facilities, which have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, needed clearer guidance and assistance from the state during the early stages of the pandemic, State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today. “My team reviewed publicly reported COVID-19 data at the state and federal levels, and they surveyed and interviewed […]




State Auditor Kathy McGuiness Releases Findings From 2020 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report

Auditor of Accounts | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Friday, April 23, 2021

State Auditor Kathy McGuiness released the findings from the state’s Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) earlier this week. The ACFR is a massive, wide-ranging engagement that includes more than 25 separate audits of state agencies and programs, and it plays a large role in helping Delaware maintain its AAA bond rating. “I […]




State Auditor McGuiness To Monitor American Rescue Plan Funding Sent to Delaware

Auditor of Accounts | News | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Friday, March 12, 2021

DOVER, DELAWARE – With Delaware set to receive $1.25 billion from the American Rescue Plan (ARP), State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today she will monitor the federal stimulus money sent to Delaware’s state, county and local governments. “The amount of federal fiscal aid coming to county and local governments is unprecedented,” McGuiness said. “As the […]