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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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  • BSI

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

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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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  • 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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  • Bump Receives National Award for Efforts to Combat Waste at MassHealth

    Auditor Suzanne Bump today announced that her office has been selected to receive the National State Auditors Association (NSAA) Excellence in Accountability Award for its audit of payments made by MassHealth.

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Audit Highlights

Promoting Accountability: 
Audit Finds Discrimination Investigations Not Completed in Required Time Frames

Our audit of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination found that cases of discrimination remained open, on average,  hundreds of days longer their regulatory deadlines allow. As a result of the audit, the agency has implemented changes to allow for more timely resolution of these claims, including expanded use of electronic filing and the use of early mediation. Click here to learn more.