Tag Archives: HHS

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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Sneak Preview: GAO Promotes Use of Guardian Assistance Program

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Although Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) officials plan to add information to the Children’s Bureau website about direct federal funding for tribal Foster Care…

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Sneak Preview: ED, HHS Promote Resources To Help At-Risk Youth

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Officials from the departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Education (ED) are collaborating to develop a guide that would provide information about available federal…

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HHS Looking for DATA Act Pilot Survey Participation

Attention! This is an important week for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) (Pub. L. 113-101) – and you can play an important role in making it even more…

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HHS Awards $94M To Tackle Opioid, Heroine Abuse

The never-ending war on drugs may always be with us, but the federal government took a big step last week to tackle the issue. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provided $94 million in Affordable Care Act funding…

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Federal Agencies Working To Assist Residents in Flint, Mich.

Having clean, safe water available to drink is something many of us take for granted. What we’ve seen in Flint, Mich., over the last few months has done nothing but emphasize the importance of protecting water resources to ensure the…

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