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GAO and CMS Seek Increased Scrutiny on Medicaid Managed Care Organizations

Posted in Fraud, Waste & Abuse, Medicaid
Federal agencies are signaling closer oversight of Medicaid managed care organizations (“MCOs”). On August 21, 2018, the U.S. Comptroller General Gene Dodaro and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) Administrator Seema Verma testified to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee about combating Medicaid fraud and urged additional oversight of Medicaid MCOs and… Continue Reading

OMB: Weak Oversight to Blame for Healthcare.gov Woes

Posted in Exchanges, Health Care Reform & ACA
On March 4, 2015, The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the troubled rollout of Healthcare.gov. The GAO concluded that weak oversight by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) may have contributed to the technology problems associated with the Healthcare.gov project. In one example of poor oversight, the GAO noted… Continue Reading