Tag Archives: HHS

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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Sneak Preview: Disaster Rebuilding Sought for Child Care Sites

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) In response to concerns about child care availability following Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG)…

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HHS Designates Special Office for DATA Act Management

In case you haven’t heard by now, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is leading a grants pilot under Section 5 of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act). Even better, however, is that the agency is…

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Sneak Preview: HHS, States Aim To Reduce Congregate Foster Care

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) plans to collaborate with state child welfare agencies to address challenges that hinder the placement of children out…

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University of Florida To Pay Around $19.9M in False Claims Settlement

This came across our desks recently and serves as a perfect example of what NOT to do as a grant recipient. According to the Department of Justice (DOJ), the University of Florida has agreed to pay almost $19.9 million to…

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