Category Archives: Single Audits

CDC Clarifies Single Audit Requirement Under Block Grant Program

Overseeing grant programs has never been the easiest task, and confusing regulations and requirements tend to make that process even harder. That’s why it was heartening to see that the Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Disease Control…

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Sneak Preview: HHS OIG Finds Tribal Audit Follow-Up Concerns

The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF) recently rejected an audit recommendation by the HHS Office of Inspector General…

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Sneak Preview: GAO Urges CMS To Incorporate Antifraud Framework

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) plans to use information gleaned from its current fraud risk assessments…

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Sneak Preview: Audit Finds VA DATA Act Compliance Weaknesses

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Officials with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) plan to develop and implement corrective actions by next summer to address internal control issues related to data…

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Sneak Preview: Better Oversight Urged for Victims Fund Programs

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs (OJP) recently issued guidance to state agencies receiving awards under Crime Victims Fund (CVF) grant programs that…

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Sneak Preview: OMB Allows Agencies To Adjust Rules For Entities Hit by Hurricanes

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has issued a memorandum to federal agencies that would allow them discretion to amend certain pre-award and post-award federal…

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Sneak Preview: USDA Will Assess Usage of Suspension, Debarment

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) leadership is taking steps to ensure its various offices understand their enforcement authority and consider suspension and debarment for noncompliant recipients…

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Sneak Preview: CMS To Help States Implement Payment Suspensions

(The following is excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) To improve Medicaid program integrity, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) plans to provide additional technical assistance…

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Sneak Preview: Agencies Urged To Reduce Improper Payments

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) A key official with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently encouraged federal financial officials to identify ways to reduce improper payments in their agencies…

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Sneak Preview: DOI OIG Seeks Policy for Tracking Land Purchases

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Officials within the Department of the Interior (DOI) plan to increase training for DOI program managers and grant recipients to help them comply with the Office…

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