Tag Archives: New York

Sneak Preview: FEMA Instructed To Guide NY Grant Closeout

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) plans to ensure that the state of New York and New York City properly close out an award for repairs…

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Sneak Preview: FTA To Review Blanket Approval for Change Orders

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Federal Transit Agency (FTA) this fall plans to evaluate its policy regarding recipient use of blanket approvals for change orders under a federal award after…

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Sneak Preview: OIG Urges NPS To Maintain Award Documents

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The National Parks Service (NPS) did not maintain numerous required oversight documents in its grant files, and also failed to conduct pre-award risk assessments, relating to…

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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: N.Y. Seeks $119.3M in Uncollected Drug Claims

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The New York Department of Health is calling for managed care organizations (MCOs) to correct and resubmit Medicaid drug claims that were previously unprocessed due to errors…

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Sneak Preview: NYC Urged To Improve CDBG-DR Fund Oversight

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) New York City’s Office of Management and Budget planned to strengthen controls over its Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Assistance (CDBG-DR) reimbursements to ensure that all…

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PE Goes High-Tech With Help from ED Grant Fund

Ever heard of a “sports wall”? Until today, I hadn’t. And again, until today I had not realized how much physical education is changing in the nation’s schools. Thanks to the help of federal grant funds, PE is going more…

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Sneak Preview: N.Y. Aims To Recoup Ancillary Service Overpayments

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) After a recent New York Office of State Comptroller audit identified about $1.4 million in improper payments for ancillary services claims from April 2012 to September 2013,…

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Sneak Preview: New York Penalized for Data Submission Errors

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) States receiving John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program (CFCIP) awards should be aware of the potential penalties for failing to accurately submit all of the required…

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Sneak Preview: Oversight Needed for New York Special Education

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) New York education officials have proposed reforms to improve the state’s oversight of special education programs in response to a New York Office of State Comptroller audit…

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