Medicaid

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2018 file photo, the U.S. Medicare Handbook is photographed in Washington.  The Senate has confirmed President Joe Biden’s pick to run U.S. health insurance programs, putting in place a key player who’ll carry out his strategy for expanding affordable coverage and reining in prescription drug costs. Obama-era policy adviser Chiquita Brooks-LaSure will be the first Black woman to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, which also administers children’s health insurance and the Affordable Care Act.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Senate confirms Brooks-LaSure to run health care programs

The Senate has confirmed President Joe Biden’s pick to run U.S. health insurance programs, putting in place a key player who’ll carry out his strategy…

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Kevin Plexico, right, senior vice president of information solutions at Deltek, with John Thomas Flynn. (Amelia Brust/Federal News Network)Kevin Plexico, right, senior vice president of information solutions at Deltek, with John Thomas Flynn on Ask the CIO: SLED Edition

State and local IT market forecasting — pre-coronavirus: Part 2

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HHS inspector general issues recommendations for agency effectiveness, cost savings

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(DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Kelly Simon, U.S. Army)U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone Lawrence, right, places a temporary teal ribbon tattoo on a Soldier's hand at the Koele dining facility at Bagram Airfield in Parwan province, Afghanistan, April 2, 2014. The teal ribbon was the symbol of sexual assault survivors and awareness. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Kelly Simon, U.S. Army/Released)

IG: Veterans Benefits Administration wrongly denied hundreds of military sexual trauma claims

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Federal managers working on ‘culture change’ for cross-component data sharing

The Department of Health and Human Services, and the National Counterterrorism Center are two federal components balancing opportunities and limitations…

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Treasury prints money, HHS burns it

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…

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Seto Bagdoyan: Keeping fraudulent providers out of Medicare, Medicaid

Fraudulent providers to Medicare and Medicaid make up only a small percentage of all providers. But they account for an outsized percentage of misspent dollars. One way to cut improper payments is to keep such providers out of the system in the first place with stronger enrollment controls. Seto Bagdoyan, director of forensic audits and investigative services at the Government Accountability Office, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more on the latest look at this problem.

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