TITLE

CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES: Internal Control Deficiencies Resulted in Millions of Dollars of Questionable Contract Payments

PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
GAO Reports;12/20/2007, preceding pi
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the report of the U.S. Government Accountability Office, focusing on the $1 billion appropriation of Congress for the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003. It attempts examine how the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) used the appropriation. It also examines whether CMS's contracting practices and related internal controls were adequate, and whether payments to contractors were supported as a valid use of government funds.
ACCESSION #
29405474

 

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