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Platts zeroes in on agency financials

House oversight subcommittee will kick off the financial management agenda next week.

Tags: management , financial management , Todd Platts , House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform , GAO , OMB , Ed Towns , Meg Beasley

Monday - 02/14/2011, 07:13am EST
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TSP board buys $1.5M program to stop improper payments

TSP Board's Tom Trabucco describes the news system aimed at preventing another improper payment that happened earlier in the month.

Tags: pay and benefits , Thrift Savings Plan , Tom Trabucco , technology , Dorobek Insider , Federal Times

Monday - 01/31/2011, 04:15pm EST
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HHS, Justice turning up heat on fraudsters

New rule published today details how the government will go from chasing criminals to using data and other tools to stop them as Medicare and Medicaid fraud is happening. The agencies report returning $4 billion back to the government in 2010, a 50 percent increase compared to 2009.

Tags: management , Kathleen Sebelius , Thomas Perrelli , Gerry Roy , Donald Berwick , Peter Budetti , HHS , Justice , CMS , Medicare and Medicaid , fraud , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 01/25/2011, 07:04am EST
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New governmentwide financial systems on tap

OMB controller Danny Werfel said the Treasury Department should be finished testing and analyzing systems in the next six months. The CFO Council highlights priorities for 2011, and among them is the further reduction of improper payments. Werfel said agencies will begin using the software tool first utilized by the Recovery Board to identify potential problems.

Tags: management , Danny Werfel , OMB , GAO , DoD , Treasury , CMS , financial management , audit opinion , CFO Council , Recovery Act , forensic auditing , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 01/12/2011, 06:47am EST
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OMB redefines federal financial health

The head of the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Federal Financial Management said the federal audit community has a powerful new tool to battle improper payments and fraud. Danny Werfel said for most citizens, battling improper payments may even trump the accounting community's holy grail of a clean audit opinion.

Tags: management , OMB , Danny Werfel , audits , AGA , Max Cacas

Friday - 09/17/2010, 07:41am EDT
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Werfel focuses on financial IT deployment

OMB controller understands why average citizens are simply not interested in the typical agency financial statement.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , management , CFO Act , AICPA , OMB , Danny Werfel , financial management

Wednesday - 08/18/2010, 05:25pm EDT
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OMB's Werfel sees major changes coming

The federal government's top accountant says it's time for agencies to transform the way they report on their financial health. It all starts with citizens demanding to know how their tax dollars are being spent.

Tags: management , CFO Act , AICPA , OMB , Danny Werfel , GAO , Jeanette Franzel , financial management , Max Cacas

Wednesday - 08/18/2010, 07:27am EDT
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DoD also cutting improper payments

Agencies are accountable for how they're run - including improper payments. We learn about how Defense is tackling the issue from Mark Easton, the Deputy Chief Financial Officer at DoD

Tags: Federal Drive , Defense , DoD , Mark Easton , Suzanne Kubota

Tuesday - 08/10/2010, 09:40am EDT
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Human rights groups join Wikileaks criticism

DoD also cutting improper payments, Army off-road GPS app tracks threats

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Update , WikiLeaks , Apps for Army ,

Tuesday - 08/10/2010, 08:40am EDT

Recovery Board's success inspires others

OMB is using the same data analysis tools to monitor stimulus spending at CMS to reduce their improper payments. Other agencies also are taking advantage of the lessons learned from the creation and operation of the board. Recovery.gov also will receive new features this fall to let citizens track individual projects on their own websites.

Tags: management , contracting , technology , Danny Werfel , Earl Devaney , OMB , RAT Board , DoD , GSA , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , CMS , Recovery Act , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 08/04/2010, 06:47am EDT
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