Government Institute insights archive
New policy guidance on meeting the reuse condition required for enhanced funding of Medicaid Enterprise Systems
This issue brief summarizes the additional guidance provided by CMS in their State Medicaid Director (SMD) Letter # 18-005: RE: CMS-2392-F Mechanized Claims Processing and Information Retrieval Systems—Reuse.
On the 2018 higher education audit committee agenda
Drawing on insights from our recent survey work as well as interactions over the last year with audit committees and senior management of colleges and universities, we have highlighted several areas under two banners – core responsibilities and enterprise risk management – that audit committees should keep in mind as they consider and carry out their 2018 agendas.
Investing in social services as a core strategy for healthcare organizations: Developing the business case
Despite the widespread acknowledgement of the importance of addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) to improve outcomes and lower medical costs, observed investments tend to be modest in scale and temporary, often funded through time-limited grants or launched as pilots without a long-term strategy. This research-based guide explores the current landscape of investments targeting SDOH as well as approaches to accelerate the uptake of SDOH investments into healthcare business operations.
The March of the Robots
This article, reproduced with the permission of the Association of Government Accountants, focuses on the movement to intelligent automation and its impact on all facets of financial management, program management, and auditing.
A breakdown of new policy guidance for states: Work/community engagement requirements for Medicaid
This issue brief summarizes and puts into context the work/community engagement guidance provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in the Guidance Letter and briefly outlines key work/community engagement features of Kentucky’s approved demonstration program.
Governing across the divide
A summary of the National Academy of Public Administration’s 2017 annual meeting.
On the 2018 not-for-profit audit committee agenda
Drawing on insights from our recent survey work as well as interactions over the last year with audit committees and senior management of not-for-profit organizations, we have highlighted several areas under two banners – core responsibilities and enterprise risk management – that audit committees should keep in mind as they consider and carry out their 2018 agendas.
The opioid epidemic: Spotlighting international efforts to address the crisis
While the U.S. may be one of the hardest hit countries in terms of opioid addiction numbers, it is not the only country struggling to control an opioid epidemic. This issue brief focuses on the strategies deployed in other countries, and where available, a reflection of the results achieved to date.
The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018: Perspectives on cybersecurity policies and implementation
This white paper highlights the implications of the NDAA's information technology and cybersecurity provisions and provides our perspectives on the way forward.
Switching gears: Expanding program integrity beyond fraud, waste, and abuse to enhance mission performance
This white paper elaborates on the broad meaning of program integrity in the context of federal healthcare, introduces KPMG’s Program Integrity Framework, and highlights five elements that facilitate program integrity.