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Audit of Medicare Part A Administrative Costs for the Period October 1, 2005, Through September 30, 2006-United Government Services

July 28, 2008 | Audit A-05-08-00046

Executive Summary

United Government Services (UGS), a Medicare Part A contractor, reported unallowable costs totaling $114,000 because it overstated costs for senior executive compensation and entertainment in its Final Administrative Cost Proposal for fiscal year 2006. UGS also reported $100,000 in legal settlement costs and $34,000 in non-senior-executive compensation costs that may be unreasonable.

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