Category Archives: Single Audits

Time for the Fireworks! OMB Issues 2018 Compliance Supplement

Chalk this under the “Ask and ye shall receive” department! Last week, we were posting snails as we waited for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to issue the 2018 2 C.F.R. Part 200, Appendix XI Compliance Supplement. Here…

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Sneak Preview: Mass. Auditor Requests Drug Service Modifications

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Massachusetts Office of State Auditor (OSA) made numerous recommendations in a recent audit aimed at helping MassHealth, which oversees the state’s Medicaid program, address its…

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The Snail Makes His Debut as We Await the 2018 Compliance Supplement

After observing the worms and slugs winding their way across the damp pavement following the rain storms that have recently rumbled through the nation’s capital after a mostly dry month, it brought to mind that we’re now entering the latter…

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Sneak Preview: Site Visit Preparation Can Improve Audit Process

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Nonfederal entities awaiting a site visit from an auditor should make numerous preparations prior to the visit to encourage better outcomes for all parties involved, an…

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Sneak Preview: FNS Urged To Improve Monitoring Documentation

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) plans by March 2019 to fully update its Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) guidance to…

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GAO Plans To Issue Revised Yellow Book This Summer

For all those auditors and auditees out there who have waited seven years for the next revision of the Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS), also known as the Yellow Book, the wait may be over in the next couple of months….

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Sneak Preview: OIG Recommends DOJ Components Take Actions To Improve Closeout

(The following has been excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Citing “multiple deficiencies” in the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) award closeout processes and practices, a recent DOJ Office of Inspector General (OIG) audit contained 61…

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Sneak Preview: Bill Seeks To Prevent Improper Payments to Deceased People

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Congressional legislation has been proposed that would aim to limit the amount of improper payments made to deceased individuals, a concern that has long received Government…

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Sneak Preview: More Documentation Sought for Adult Ed Awards

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Although the Puerto Rico Department of Education (PRDE) has developed a monitoring guide in recent years to better oversee adult education centers and subrecipients receiving Adult…

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Sneak Preview: ACF To Boost Training on Corrective Action Plans

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Officials with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF) said they will increase training for Head Start grant recipients…

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