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Sneak Preview: GAO Urges Improved Use of SNAP Data Matching

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) plan to better disseminate information about promising practices in which state Supplemental Nutrition…

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Sneak Preview: ED Proposes New State Authorization Rules for Distance Learning Programs

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Development Handbook.) The Department of Education (ED) proposed to amend its institutional eligibility regulations for programs authorized under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA)…

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Sneak Preview: N.Y. Auditor Seeks Review of Medicaid Eligibility

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The New York Department of Health is updating the functionality of its Medicaid information system to enable state auditors to better review applicant eligibility and enrollment…

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Sneak Preview: HUD OIG Calls for Policies for Overincome Families

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG) recommended in a recent audit that HUD require public housing authorities to establish…

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Sneak Preview: N.C.’s Medicaid Application Process Criticized

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Medical Assistance seeks to implement best practices by March 2015 to better ensure that only qualified…

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DOL Provides Grants for State Unemployment Insurance Programs

Planning to cheat your state’s unemployment system? Think again. The Department of Labor this week issued more than $87 million nationwide to improve state unemployment insurance programs. The funds will allow state agencies to implement program integrity and system improvement…

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Sneak Preview: New Manual Calls for Extra Reviews for Some LEAs

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Food and Nutrition Service has issued to state educational agencies (SEAs) and local educational agencies (LEAs) the 2014 version of the Eligibility Manual for School Meals,…

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Sneak Preview: Eligibility Pilot Urged for School Meal Programs

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) To reduce the number of ineligible participants in the Department of Agriculture’s school meal programs, the Government Accountability Office recommended that USDA launch a pilot program to…

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Sneak Preview: Appeals Board Upholds Rhode Island TANF Penalty

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) State agencies should be aware that they may face penalties if it is determined that they are violating Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program requirements for failing…

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Sneak Preview: Improved Oversight Sought for HHS’ SBIR Program

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Officials with the Department of Health and Human Services are collaborating with HHS’ operating divisions to determine whether they should conduct more checks on the eligibility of…

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