Tag Archives: Louisiana

$6.4M in Medicaid Dental Payment Violations Found in Louisiana

Now here’s a blog post you can really sink your teeth into, or you may be gnashing them together after reading this. An audit released last week by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor found about $6.4 million in payments from July…

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Sneak Preview: La. MCFU Aims To Submit Timely Referral Letters

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Louisiana State Medicaid Fraud Control Unit has developed new procedures to ensure that it submits referral letters of substantiated fraudulent and convicted providers in a timely…

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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 Preview: GOHSEP Told To Follow Hazard Mitigation Policies

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA) urged the state homeland security office to comply with its own policies to properly document the use of federal funds for Hazard…

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Sneak Preview: Audit Finds Misuse of Funds in Lower Ninth Ward

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Of all the communities damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward was perhaps the hardest hit, with widespread devastation and flooding….

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Sneak Preview: La. Auditor Urges Monthly Subgrant Evaluations

(This post is based on an upcoming article in the Single Audit Information Service.) A Louisiana agency plans to implement monthly performance evaluations to improve subrecipient monitoring efforts under a Hazardous Mitigation Grant program as a way to address recommendations…

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