Tag: Oversight

Government Executive: Special Counsel Alerts White House and Congress of ‘Significant...

“The Veterans Affairs Department wasted over $223 million on transportation services and delayed payments for veterans’ medical bills, according to an agency investigation that...

GAO says Agencies Increased Their Use of the Federal Authorization Program,...

Why GAO Did This Study "Federal agencies use internet-based (cloud) services to fulfill their missions. GSA manages FedRAMP, which provides a standardized approach to ensure...

GAO finds $6.7 billion in questionable Medicare payments to insurers

"A U.S. government watchdog is raising fresh concerns that health insurers are exaggerating how sick Medicare patients are, receiving billions of dollars in improper...

GAO Blog: The Importance of Good Oversight for Medicaid

"Medicaid plays an important role in providing health care coverage for low-income, medically needy Americans. In 2018, Medicaid covered approximately 75 million people at...

GAO: Veterans Health Care: Services for Substance Use Disorders, and...

Why GAO Did This Study "Substance use and illicit drug use are a growing problem in the United States. SUDs occur when the recurrent use...

U.S. GAO – DEFENSE HEALTH CARE: Opportunities to Improve Future TRICARE...

Why GAO Did This Study "DOD contracts with private sector companies—referred to as managed care support contractors—to deliver health care services to its TRICARE program...

GAO – Information Security: VA and Other Federal Agencies Need to...

Why GAO Did This Study "In providing health care and other benefits to veterans and their dependents, VA relies extensively on IT systems and networks...

GAO: Medicaid Providers: CMS Oversight Should Ensure State Implementation of Screening...

Why GAO Did This Study "A crucial component of protecting the integrity of the Medicaid program is ensuring that only eligible providers participate in Medicaid....

FedScoop: GAO: 18 big agencies continue to ignore key IT workforce...

“The Government Accountability Office has a simple message for the 24 CFO Act agencies about hiring and retaining IT workers: The instructions are already...