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  • billions
  • Newser) - The Bush White House has wasted billions of taxpayer dollars on corrupt deals and unaccountable contractors, Hillary Clinton writes in the Wall Street Journal . (newser.com)
  • This year's edition charges that the federal government "wasted billions of dollars by allowing questionable tax breaks and paying for unnecessary programs. (governing.com)
  • potential fraud
  • SBA issued revised policy directives for the SBIR and STTR programs in August 2012 that included new requirements designed to help agencies identify and prevent potential fraud, waste, and abuse in the SBIR and STTR programs--changes that SBA developed in consultation with agencies that participate in the programs and a working group of inspectors general. (gao.gov)
  • The 10 requirements in the revised directives include elements of the framework, but the effectiveness of the requirements in helping agencies identify and prevent potential fraud, waste, and abuse will depend on how participating agencies implement the requirements. (gao.gov)
  • If a billing error is detected, Montana SMP can assist in correcting it, or in the case of potential fraud and abuse, we will refer you directly to the appropriate agency for investigation. (missoulaagingservices.org)
  • Employees are required to report as suspected cases of potential fraud, waste and abuse. (docplayer.net)
  • losses
  • A recent example is news coverage of an inspector general's audit of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in Texas, which reported losses of $500,000 per month to abuses including issuing of food stamps to dead people. (governing.com)
  • Yet, despite years of proposed solutions to combat waste, fraud and abuse by chiropractors, necessary controls have not been implemented and remain inadequate to prevent several billion in further losses to the Medicare Trust Funds . (sciencebasedmedicine.org)
  • Fraud in the HME sector is only a small portion of total Medicare losses to fraud, but by any yardstick, it is an unacceptable waste of taxpayers' dollars and theft of resources that should go to the elderly and disabled. (bio-medicine.org)
  • 3 Purpose Health care fraud and abuse accounts for over $100 billion annually in losses in the United States healthcare industry. (docplayer.net)
  • As a result, you can uncover organized and collusive behaviors that can have a massive impact on losses due to fraud, and gain insight into how behaviors develop and change over time. (sas.com)
  • surveillance
  • TRICAST, Inc. released today its newest version of a proprietary surveillance process that roots out fraud, waste and abuse (FWA) in pharmacy benefits programs, according to President/CEO Greg Rucinski . (wirenews.org)
  • The memo reportedly details surveillance abuses by the Justice Department under Deputy Director Rod Rosenstein , as U.S. Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III had recused himself from the Russia investigation. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Iraq
  • Both have complained that the office, now led by Stuart Bowen , has been working overtime to investigate waste, fraud and abuse of American tax dollars in Iraq. (foxnews.com)
  • While Waxman would not return calls for comment, sources say he will certainly continue to investigate charges of negligence, overcharging and waste on the part of Halliburton and other companies contracted to support the troops, engage in security or lead reconstruction projects in Iraq. (foxnews.com)
  • program
  • Because human decision-making cannot be perfect and we cannot precisely predict the exact amount and types of resources needed to carry out a particular program or activity, a certain amount of waste occurs in every human endeavor. (governing.com)
  • What wasn't reported was that the error rate was only about one tenth of one percent or that there was little evidence of intent to defraud or abuse the program. (governing.com)
  • The objective of a FWA program is to identify and stop loss of City resources and act as a deterrent to fraud, waste, and abuse. (carson.org)
  • There are numerous benefits to a Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Program. (carson.org)
  • Regulator enforced corrective action plans HIPAA includes a national healthcare fraud and abuse program that combines the efforts of the federal, state and local law enforcement. (docplayer.net)
  • government
  • When the spending of public money is at issue, fraud, waste and abuse are almost always lumped together--and joined with big scary numbers to make our society seem worse and government more incompetent. (governing.com)
  • Unfortunately, in the case of government, this discussion is further clouded by the fact that sometimes what is characterized as "waste" is debatable. (governing.com)
  • WASHINGTON - Last year at this time, the Democratic Policy Committee , which attempts to shine a light on government, waste fraud and abuse, was holding hearings in whatever room on Capitol Hill it could grab. (foxnews.com)
  • Reverse the heavy toll fraud is taking on government programs. (sas.com)
  • programs
  • Our Audit Information Management Section works to reduce fraud, waste, and abuse committed by recipients of our programs and to recover inappropriate payments to Health First Colorado providers through data mining review. (colorado.gov)
  • Among other changes, the revised SBIR and STTR policy directives each include a new section on preventing fraud, waste, and abuse in the programs. (gao.gov)
  • work
  • Serious abuse of city time such as significant unauthorized time away from work or significant use of city time for personal business. (carson.org)
  • dollars
  • Albuquerque city golf courses are embroiled in claims of fraud, waste and abuse after a special review showed millions of dollars in taxpayer money were never collected. (koat.com)
  • controls
  • Waste does not necessarily involve private use or personal gain, but almost always signifies poor management decisions, practices, or controls. (carson.org)
  • benefits
  • Fraud includes making a false statement or misrepresenting information to get something that benefits oneself or someone else. (colorado.gov)
  • federal
  • Increase federal funding to ensure that NSC completes site inspection and other anti-fraud measures. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Standards adopted by OSEEGIB stating the ethical requirements for OSEEGIB's employees and agents, with a commitment to comply with all federal and state standards and an emphasis on preventing fraud and abuse. (ok.gov)
  • public
  • Those who mount the public soapbox to thunder about fraud, waste and abuse as if it were all the same thing no doubt revel in the attention they receive and, of course, bigger, scarier numbers mean more attention. (governing.com)
  • action
  • Abuse, when it is detected, usually results in disciplinary action, as it did at GSA. (governing.com)
  • Fraud is defined as a dishonest and deliberate course of action that results in obtaining money, property, or an advantage to which City employees or an official committing the action would not normally be entitled. (carson.org)
  • among
  • The plan calls for increased penalties for fraud, more site inspections, more rigorous quality standards and real-time claims analysis, among other steps. (bio-medicine.org)
  • charges
  • I've used the kicker before, when she was found guilty, but it's apropos again because former Democratic congresswoman Corrine Brown reported to prison in Central Florida yesterday to begin her five-year stretch for a cornucopia of fraud charges. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • include
  • Abuse can include the excessive or improper use of an employee or an official's position in a manner other than its rightful or legal use. (carson.org)
  • result
  • When large amounts of waste occur, they are usually just the result of bad decisions with no particular intent on anyone's part to personally benefit. (governing.com)
  • policy
  • Each of the participating agencies already had in place some tools to address or partially address the new fraud, waste, and abuse requirements in the revised policy directives before SBA issued them. (gao.gov)
  • city
  • Right now, Albuquerque City golf courses are embroiled in claims of fraud. (koat.com)
  • cases
  • Social network analysis also helps identify collusive fraud ring companion cases. (sas.com)