Tag Archives: Departmental Appeals Board

Sneak Preview: Arkansas Nonprofit Must Repay Embezzled Funds

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) An Arkansas organization receiving federal grant funds is obligated to repay $345,000 in embezzled funds even when a change in its accounting systems no longer has records…

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Sneak Preview: Appeals Board Remands N.J. Case for More Details

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Health and Human Services Departmental Appeals Board recently refused to hear a New Jersey agency’s appeal concerning the disallowance of Child Support Enforcement Program…

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Sneak Preview: New York Penalized for Data Submission Errors

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) States receiving John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program (CFCIP) awards should be aware of the potential penalties for failing to accurately submit all of the required…

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Sneak Preview: La. Incorrectly Deems Spill Claims as a Donation

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) When applying for federal grants, states should understand what funds qualify as maintenance-of-effort (MOE), and how third-party funds that are considered “donations” actually qualify as such under…

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Sneak Peek: Appeal Helps Reduce Colorado’s CHIP Disallowance

(This post is based on an upcoming article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) A Colorado health care agency avoided having more than $2 million in Children’s Health Insurance Program claims rejected by appealing a determination by the Centers for Medicare…

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Sneak Preview: Puerto Rico’s Drug Payments Process Deemed Faulty

(This post is based on an upcoming article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) State health departments providing prescription medications for low-income people with HIV/AIDS should ensure that drug payments cannot reasonably be made under another public or private insurance policy…

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Sneak Preview: Calif. Fails To Meet Redetermination Deadlines

(This post is based on an upcoming article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) States must understand the time limits for receiving Medicaid reimbursement for newly ineligible beneficiaries because making claims for an extended period may not be allowed.

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