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Blockchain for Government

Monday, March 27th, 2017 - 6:45
Simply put, Blockchain is a type of distributed ledger that can be likened to bookkeeping, where transactions are recorded as “blocks” and any modifications or related transactions are also recorded and linked creating a connected “chain”. This provides a unique opportunity to address pressing issues government organizations face, such as transparency, fraud detection, and efficient and improved services. Transparency

A Conversation with Shantanu Agrawal, M.D., Director, Center for Program Integrity, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Monday, October 26th, 2015 - 15:06
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Fraud, waste, and abuse of federal healthcare programs serving seniors and taxpayers affect every American by draining critical resources from our healthcare system. Along with hampering our healthcare system, these illegal activities undermine the nation’s economy.

From the Managing Editor's Desk

Monday, October 26th, 2015 - 15:00
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With each edition, I present the leadership stories of a select group of public servants and complement their frontline experience with practical insights from thought leaders—merging real-world experience with practical scholarship. The purpose is not to offer definitive solutions to the many management challenges facing government executives, but to provide a resource from which to draw practical, actionable recommendations on how best to confront such issues.

Dr. Shantanu Agrawal on Combating Fraud, Waste & Abuse in Healthcare

Thursday, May 14th, 2015 - 12:27
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 11:30
The U.S. was projected to spend $3.1 trillion dollars on healthcare generating billions of claims from healthcare service and product providers every year. Medicare alone accounts for something on the order of $635 billion in annual spending.

Dr. Shantanu Agrawal

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 - 14:14
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What are the key priorities for CMS’s Center for Program Integrity? How is it moving beyond the “pay and chase” approach to combating fraud, waste, and abuse? What innovative technologies is it using? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Shantanu Agrawal, Deputy Administrator & Director, Center for Program Integrity, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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Mon, 08/24/2015
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What are the key priorities for CMS’s Center for Program Integrity? How is it moving beyond the “pay and chase” approach to combating fraud, waste, and abuse? What innovative technologies is it using? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Shantanu Agrawal, Deputy Administrator & Director, Center for Program Integrity, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Three Key Ingredients to Build an Investigative Analytics Unit

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 - 11:20
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 10:55
The Recovery, Accountability, and Transparency Board (fondly known as RAT) was originally created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to provide transparency of ARRA-related funds and detect and prevent fraud, waste, and mismanagement of those funds. Later the RAT Board's authority was expanded to include oversight of all federal funding.

Round Up, December 12 - 16

Friday, December 16th, 2011 - 10:16
Friday, December 16, 2011 - 09:12
Okay, so we weren’t going to publish a Round Up this week since several of us are on vacation, but here are three stories I didn’t want to sit on since they are long and you might want to read them during leisure moments during your holiday vacation!

Obama Launches New Campaign to Cut Waste

Monday, June 13th, 2011 - 16:09
Monday, June 13, 2011 - 15:57
On Monday, June 13, in a 4-minuteYouTube message to the American people, the President sat next to a stack of Federal Registers to highlight the steps he taking to take to get rid of “pointless waste, stupid spending.”  

From the Executive Director

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 - 15:21
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Making these connections requires assessing information of all types, often from disparate sources, to provide a foundation for strategic and tactical decision-making and insight to those who can make decisions and take action.

Who Are We Online, and How Do Others Know That? The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace

Monday, April 18th, 2011 - 9:42
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Monday, April 18, 2011 - 09:35
A majority of the country, and virtually the entire Federal Government, now uses the Internet to do business, learn about programs, shop, talk to friends, and engage in a host of other activities.  Some 2 billion people around the world engage in online commerce that will soon exceed $10 trillion; individuals place their information and trust in the many large and small businesses that provide services over the web.  In order to operate online, both the sender and the recipient have to trust what each other is doing. 
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