In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report from the Veterans Affairs Department’s inspector general finds VBA improperly processed and denied some 1,300 military sexual trauma claims in 2017.
HHS’ Office of Inspector General is giving its agents on-the-ground a chance to tell their stories, in their own words.
A GAO report found holes in CMS’ systems for protecting private health data between entities.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management produced a series of templates to help agencies make requests for recruitment, retention and relocation incentives more easily.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has a massive mission. Some 100 million Americans receive its services. It expends some $700 billion a year.
GAO says the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services doesn’t have enough oversight of managed care programs.
Health and Human Services inspector general teams with state and federal law enforcement to nab large group of fraudsters.
Federal Medicaid dollars are spent by the states. The Health and Human Services Department requires states to have Medicaid Fraud Control Units that hunt for theft or patient abuse. And they do get results. Richard Stern is the director of the Division of Medicaid Fraud Policy and Oversight in the HHS inspector general’s office. He talked with Federal Drive with Tom Temin about their accomplishments in 2016.
The Department of Health and Human Services, and the National Counterterrorism Center are two federal components balancing opportunities and limitations on big data.
Approve of them or not, these vast and Byzantine federal programs at the ground level provide lifelines to millions of people. So summary execution of them is no answer.