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Audit Shows MassHealth Still Overpaying for Drug Tests and Drug Screens 

4/19/2018 Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump

State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump released an audit examining MassHealth payments for drug tests and drug screens. The audit found that over the nearly four year audit period MassHealth overpaid claims for these services by as much as $4.38 million.

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The Office of the State Auditor Releases Independent Review 

4/05/2018 Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump

The independent review examined the office's compliance with GAGAs standards.

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State Auditor Suzanne Bump’s Office Identified Record $16.9 Million in Public Assistance Fraud in Fiscal Year 2017 

4/02/2018 Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump

Bump's office works to ensure public benefit programs are accessible and run with integrity.

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Audit Finds Improvements at Southfield Redevelopment Authority, Though Concerns Remain 

3/29/2018 Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump

An audit of the Southfield Redevelopment Authority (SRA), released today by State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump, found improvements at the organization since it was last audited in 2013, but cautioned that some barriers to its success remain.

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Auditor Bump Recommends Improved Data Collection for Worcester County District Attorney’s Young Adult Diversion Program to Assess Program Effectiveness 

3/23/2018 Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump

Audit found that better data collection by the program can improve transparency and assessment of its success.

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Annual Report Shows Auditor’s Office Identified More Than $211 Million in Inappropriate MassHealth Payments 

3/15/2018 Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump

The annual report of the Medicaid Audit Unit, which examines certain activities of the MassHealth program, found that over the past year the Unit identified more than $211 million in unallowable, questionable or or potentially fraudulent billings.

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In Response to Storms, Auditor Bump Encourages Legislators to Take Action to Address Water Infrastructure Needs 

3/14/2018 Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump

State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today sent a letter to Massachusetts legislators encouraging them to take steps to meet municipal water infrastructure needs.

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Audit Finds Improvements to Determination Process to Provide State-Sponsored Legal Representation  

2/28/2018 Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump

State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today released an audit of the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS), which is responsible for providing legal services to low income people entitled by law to representation by legal counsel.

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In Wake of Data Breach, Auditor Bump Calls for Enhanced Oversight Capabilities of the Department of Revenue  

2/22/2018 Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump

Following revelations of a data breach at the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today sent a letter to members of the Massachusetts Legislature encouraging them to pass a measure she introduced.

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Auditor Bump Submits Letter Encouraging Legislators to Pass H. 4061 

2/22/2018 Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump

State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump submitted a letter to members of the Legislature encouraging them to pass House Bill 4061 following a recent data breach at the Massachusetts Department of Revenue.

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Massachusetts Communities to be Reimbursed for 2016 Mandated Early Voting Expenses 

2/20/2018 Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump

The Legislature passed and the Governor signed into law a measure that provides reimbursement to Massachusetts cities and towns for their unfunded, mandated expenses related to providing early voting in the 2016 election.

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Bump on the Trump Administration Infrastructure Proposal: “Barely A Drop in the Bucket” 

2/13/2018 Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump

State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump released the following statement on the federal infrastructure bill introduced today by the Trump Administration.

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Auditor Bump Appoints Dr. Kimberly Truong of Woburn to Serve on the Self-Determination Advisory Board  

2/08/2018 Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump

State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump appointed Dr. Kimberly Truong of Woburn to serve on the Self-Determination Advisory Board. Truong was sworn in by Auditor Bump on January 30, 2018 at the State House.

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Auditor Bump Highlights Office Accomplishments, Calls for Greater Inter-Agency Collaboration in Government 

2/06/2018 Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump

Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today testified before the Joint Committee on Ways and Means in support of her agency’s Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) budget request.

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