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  • OSA's Work Has Significant Return on Investment

    In her testimony before the Joint Committee on Ways and Means, State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump highlighted the return on investment of her office’s work, touted her commitment to accountability, and requested an increase in resources to further bolster the work of the OSA. 

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    News and Updates

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

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

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  • Auditor Bump: Review of Tax Expenditure Program Necessary

    State Auditor Suzanne Bump testified on behalf of legislation she filed granting state auditors the ability to review the state’s tax expenditure program. 

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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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Audit Highlights

Ensuring Integrity in Public Benefits Programs: 
Audit Finds Vendor Improperly Billed MassHealth Over $16 Million 

 Our report on MassHealth’s wheelchair-van transportation found that the state’s highest paid service provider – Rite Way, charged MassHealth more than $16 million over a two year period to provide wheelchair-van transportation for members who did not need or did not use wheelchairs. MassHealth payments to Rite Way during 2013 and 2014 totaled almost nine times the payments made to the next highest paid provider. Since 2011, the OSA has identified more than $624 million in unallowable, questionable, or potentially fraudulent spending and savings opportunities within MassHealth.Click here to learn more.