Tag Archives: CMS

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: 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: Section 1115 Monitoring Procedures Coming Soon

(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) is developing internal procedures to support more consistent monitoring of states…

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Sneak Preview: CMS Seeks To Remove Collaborative Audit Barriers

(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) aims to provide more resources to contractors it hires to perform…

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Sneak Preview: CMS To Issue Guidance on Medicaid Determinations

(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 provide guidance to states explaining federal requirements for using…

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Sneak Preview: CMS To Clarify Medicaid Withdrawal Requirements

(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) is developing guidance to better clarify its requirement that states should…

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Federal Agencies Encouraged To Work Together on Elderly Services

Teamwork – it never gets old. If only we could say the same thing about our own lives. Promoting such teamwork is the major recommendation from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) in a recent report evaluating federal agency programs for…

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Sneak Preview: Congress, CMS Urged To Reduce Medicaid Improper Payments

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Congress and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) should consider the growing risks affecting Medicaid as they work…

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Sneak Preview: CMS To Issue Guidance on Medicaid Interstate Match

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services plans to issue guidance to states explaining their responsibilities for participating in the Medicaid Interstate Match in response to a…

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Sometimes There Is Such a Thing as a Free Lunch

Government collaboration to help needy families can only be positive. That’s why I’m glad to see the Food and Nutrition Service is expanding a demonstration program with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide free meals to needy…

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