A provider of residential services for the disabled that was part of a pooled bond deal issued by the Dormitory ­Authority of the State of New York agreed to pay $18 million in damages to settle Medicaid fraud charges, the New York attorney general announced last week.

The Young Adult Institute Inc., the state’s largest residential service provider, had inflated reported expenses since at least 1999 in order to receive additional Medicaid reimbursement, according to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

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