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  • Auditor Bump Highlights the Work of DLM to MASC and MASS

    Auditor Suzanne Bump highlighted the work of the Division of Local Mandates in protecting cities and towns from unfunded mandates when she spoke before members of the Massachusetts Association of School Committees (MASC) and the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents.

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    News and Updates

    Get the latest news and updates about the Office of the State Auditor.

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  • Bureau of Special Investigations Slideshow Image


    BSI is charged with investigating fraud and abuse in the Commonwealth’s public assistance programs.

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  • Division of Local Mandates

    The Local Mandate law gives the State Auditor's Office the authority to determine if a proposed or existing state rule or law imposes any direct cost on a city or town.

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  • Chapter 224

    The Office of the State Auditor is evaluating Chapter 224, a law primarily intended to control health care cost growth and improve quality and access to health care services.

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  • The Auditor's Report

    Sign up for the OSA e-mail newsletter to get the latest news and updates about the office is making government work better in Massachusetts.

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Audit Highlights

Integrity in Public Benefits Programs: 
Audit Finds MassHealth Making Payments to Providers Prohibited by Federal Law 

Our report found that MassHealth, the state’s Medicaid program, paid a total of $476,787 for medical services or prescriptions from doctors that are disallowed by federal law from participating in the program. The prohibition resulted from violations of federal laws and regulations, including convictions related to patient abuse and healthcare fraud. Click here to learn more.