According to a news article Thursday in the Post-Journal, the legislature on Wednesday night tabled the resolution to crate the position. The motion to table the measure was made by Stockton legislator John Runkle who felt that more time was needed to review and consider the creation of the position. Under the current language in the resolution, the position would have a salary range of $43,131-$66,053.
The job description requires that the individual maintain policies and procedures involving medical billing, payments and mandatory reporting for the general operation of the county’s medical compliance program and its related activities to prevent illegal conduct.
County executive Vince Horrigan has said that the position is essential.