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Recommendations Tracker

HHS-OIG provides independent and objective oversight that promotes economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in HHS programs and operations. To drive positive change, we produce reports and identify recommendations for improvement. We have developed this public-facing page for tracking all of our open recommendations. Learn More

Summary of Recommendations Data

Updated Monthly · Last updated on April 15, 2024




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Showing 1–20 of 1,159 reports, containing 3,741 recommendations Sorted by latest release date
  • CMS Could Improve Its Procedures for Setting Medicare Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Test Rates Under the Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule for Future Public Health Emergencies

  • Missouri May Not Have Used All CARES Act Funds for the Older Americans Act Nutrition Services Program in Accordance With Federal and State Requirements

  • Fiscal Year 2018 and 2019 Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority Appropriations May Not Have Been Used for Their Intended Purpose in Accordance With Federal Requirements

  • Alabama Claimed Federal Medicaid Reimbursement for Millions of Dollars in Targeted Case Management Services That Did Not Comply With Federal and State Requirements

  • ACF Has Enhanced Some Cybersecurity Controls Over the Unaccompanied Children Portal and Data But Improvements Are Needed

  • Concerns Remain About Safeguards To Protect Residents During Facility-Initiated Discharges From Nursing Homes

  • A Lack of Behavioral Health Providers in Medicare and Medicaid Impedes Enrollees’ Access to Care

  • New Jersey Significantly Improved Its Oversight of Medicaid Adult Partial Care Services Except for Those Provided Using Telehealth During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

  • IHS Did Not Coordinate Supply Service Center Operations Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Should Consider Upgrading Supply Centers’ Inventory Management Systems and Implementing Policies and Procedures To Enhance Coordination and Alignment

  • Administration for Children and Families Data Hosted in Certain Cloud Information Systems May Be at a High Risk of Compromise

  • Alabama MMIS and E&E System Security Controls Were Adequate, but Some Improvements Are Needed

  • New Jersey Complied With Federal Regulations When Implementing Programs Under SAMHSA’s Opioid Response Grants, But Did Not Meet Its Program Services Goals

  • The Thailand Ministry of Public Health Managed PEPFAR Funds According to Federal Regulations but Internal Controls Could Be Improved

  • Delaware Made Capitation Payments to Medicaid Managed Care Organizations After Enrollees’ Deaths

  • CMS Did Not Ensure That Selected States Complied With Medicaid Managed Care Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Requirements

  • Utah MMIS and E&E System Had Adequate Security Controls In Place, but Improvements Are Needed

  • South Carolina MMIS and E&E System Security Controls Were Adequate, but Some Improvements Are Needed

  • Kansas’s Medicaid Estate Recovery Program Was Cost Effective, but Kansas Did Not Always Follow Its Procedures, Which Could Have Resulted in Reduced Recoveries

  • Pennsylvania Improperly Claimed $551 Million in Medicaid Funds for Its School-Based Program

  • HRSA Made Some Potential Overpayments to Providers Under the Phase 2 General Distribution of the Provider Relief Fund Program