Tag Archives: HHS

Sneak Preview: House Panel Hears Concerns About Award Monitoring

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Federal agencies providing grants and cooperative agreements to inter-American organizations are not fully documenting their monitoring activities, which could hinder the agencies’ efforts to ensure the…

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Sneak Preview: N.Y. Urged To Better Assess Medicaid Eligibility

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) New York health officials are providing extra training for staff and making system modifications to ensure that Medicaid beneficiaries in a specific “newly eligible” category actually…

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Sneak Preview: HHS To Assist States in Submitting T-MSIS Data

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) officials said they are taking measures to help states submit compete Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System (T-MSIS) data that…

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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: HHS Seeks Comments on Faith-Based Award Barriers

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking comments on how to reduce regulatory barriers in order for faith-based organizations to participate in HHS-funded…

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Federal Agencies Offer Assistance to Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

It’s heartbreaking to watch the devastating flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana. Many lives will be affected by this storm that just would not move. To help all the families and individuals in the Gulf Coast region,…

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Sneak Preview: HHS OIG Seeks Medicaid Refund from New Jersey

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) reaffirmed its recent audit recommendation that the New Jersey Department of Human Services…

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Sneak Preview: Grants Management Remains a Top Challenge at HHS

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Grants management continued to be one of the top management and performance challenges facing the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) during the previous year. In…

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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: Cognizant Agencies Aim To Fix Control Weaknesses

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook). The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Cost Allocation Services (CAS), which is one of three primary cognizant agencies that negotiates indirect cost rate agreements…

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