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GAO: CMS Implemented 3 of 11 Recommendations on Medicaid Program Integrity

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has implemented only three of 11 recommendations that the Government Accountability Office made to help address program integrity challenges related to Medicaid. GAO said Tuesday CMS developed an approach to verify if an individual is qualified to enroll into into the joint federal-state healthcare program but the government watchdog …

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GAO Report Identifies ‘Deficiencies’ in IRS Financial System Management Strategy

A Government Accountability Office reports the Internal Revenue Service has “continuing and new deficiencies” in IRS’ internal control of its financial reporting systems. GAO said Thursday it examined financial statements filed by IRS for fiscal years 2014 and 2015 and found that the systems cannot differentiate taxes receivable, writeoffs and compliance assessments. …

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HHS IG Audits CMS Security Controls for Insurance Data Analytics Platform; Andy Slavitt Comments

The Department of Health and Human Services’ inspector general has found the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services failed to carry out automated vulnerability assessments on databases related to CMS’ Multidimensional Insurance Data Analytics System. HHS’ IG said in a September report that it audited CMS’ data security controls between August 2014 and December 2014 to …

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