Tag Archives: Health and Human Services

GAO Releases Federal Financial Benefits Report

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a report on the federal government's cost savings and found that the Department of Defense (DoD) could make significant savings by accurately measuring and mitigating unfinished military depot work.

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HHS Seeks Research to Support Health Care Amid COVID-19 Effects

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) plans to invest $5M in research to fortify U.S. health care against the COVID-19 pandemic. HHS said Thursday that its Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality seeks multi-method, coronavirus-related studies that would generate initial results within six months.

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HHS Gives $100M to Support COVID-19 Health Care

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is investing $100 million in health care efforts that aim to address the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. The funds would help the National Special Pathogen System apply a response infrastructure previously used to address the Ebola virus, HHS said Tuesday.

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Unisys Receives $30.5M IDIQ Tech Support Contract for HHS-OIG; Melissa Carson Quoted

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a potential four-and-a-half, $30.5 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to Unisys for providing a secure service desk, end user support and infrastructure operations and engineering services to the OIG, the company announced on Wednesday.

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AT&T Selected by HHS for Network Modernization, Wireless FirstNet Access; Brendan Floyd Quoted

AT&T has been selected by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General (HHS OIG) to transform and modernize its network and provide wireless access to FirstNet, the nationwide, wireless communications platform dedicated to America’s first responders and public safety community, AT&T announced on Tuesday

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GAO: Agencies Awarded Hundreds of Contracts to Companies with Tax Issues

The Government Accountability Office found that some agencies have “inappropriately” awarded more than 1,800 contracts to companies with unreported tax debts. GAO said Wednesday that the Army, Navy and the departments of Energy, Health and Human Services and Veterans Affairs made potential violations of federal regulations between 2015 and 2016 when they worked with contractors with delinquent debts and penalties for noncompliance with tax laws. 

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