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HHS-OIG Compendium of Unimplemented Recommendations (2017)

Issued on  | Posted on  | Report number: OIG-TUR-2017

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The Compendium of Unimplemented Recommendations (Compendium) is a core publication of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS or Department) Office of Inspector General (OIG). In this edition, we focus on the top 25 unimplemented recommendations that, in OIG?s view, would most positively affect HHS programs in terms of cost savings, program effectiveness and efficiency, and quality improvements and should, therefore, be prioritized for implementation. The recommendations come from OIG audits and evaluations performed pursuant to the Inspector General Act of 1978 (IG Act), as amended. The Appendix of the Compendium includes a broader list of significant unimplemented recommendations from OIG. The Compendium constitutes OIG?s response to a specific requirement of the IG Act, as amended (section 5(a)(3)). It identifies significant recommendations to Congress with respect to problems, abuses, or deficiencies for which corrective actions have not been completed. The 2017 edition also responds to a requirement associated with the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014, directing OIG to report its top unimplemented recommendations that, in OIG?s opinion, would best protect the integrity of HHS programs if implemented.

Top Unimplemented Recommendations
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