House Speaker Nominee Explains Overbilling Error 

The republican nominee for house speaker says a long-settled Medicaid mix-up involving his former business was the result of a misinterpretation of billing rules.State records show the Oakland Pharmacy owned by representative Robert Nutting over-billed the state 1.6-million dollars for adult diapers and other incontinence supplies.Department of Health and Human Services records show the business repaid more then $430,000 after filing for bankruptcy in 2003.The issue resurfaced after Nutting was nominated for house speaker.Nutting says a misinterpretation of the state’s reimbursement formula led to the problem. He also says the state’s aggressive pursuit of the case forced him out of business.