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Audit Recommends Juvenile Court Department Improve Administrative Practices, Data Tracking 

7/21/2022 Office of the State Auditor

The audit recommends that JCD require its courts use alternative diversion data forms and document the use of restraints during court proceedings in a master log to address these issues.

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Audit Provides Recommendations to Massachusetts Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division Based on a Failure to Meet Administrative Requirements 

6/30/2022 Office of the State Auditor

The audit suggests that the Aeronautics Division develop and implement both a BCP and ICP.

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Audit Recommends Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment Improve Administrative Practices to Better Serve Small Businesses 

6/30/2022 Office of the State Auditor

MOITI, established by Section 13K of Chapter 23A of the Massachusetts General Laws, is an agency overseen by the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED) and is part of EOHED’s Massachusetts Marketing Partnership.

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Audit Advises MassHealth to Ensure Accountable Care Organizations Submit their Budget Proposals for Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program Funding within Required Timeframes 

6/29/2022 Office of the State Auditor

The audit recommends MassHealth establish monitoring activities to ensure budget proposals are submitted prior to the budget period.

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Audit Advises Massachusetts Sheriffs’ Association to Ensure Consistency of Inmate Reports 

6/28/2022 Office of the State Auditor

Audit encourages MSA to establish procedures and policies for the coordination and standardization of services and programs at the sheriff’s offices.

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Audit Advises Massachusetts Department of Higher Education to Ensure All Employees Receive Cyber Security Awareness Training  

6/27/2022 Office of the State Auditor

The audit recommends that DHE develop internal controls to ensure that all employees complete the required training annually.

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Audit Identifies Necessary Improvements at Hampden County Probate and Family Court Register’s Office 

6/24/2022 Office of the State Auditor

The audit found that from a sample of 60 active guardian case files, 47 guardians did not submit the required documentation.

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Audit Finds Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Dedicated $1,456,000 COVID-19 Relief Funds Issued Without Verification 

6/16/2022 Office of the State Auditor

Audit recommends MCC establish policies and procedures to ensure all eligibility requirements are met prior to awarding grants from its COVID-19 pandemic relief funding.

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Audit Advises Bridgewater State University Require Employees to Complete Cybersecurity Training 

6/14/2022 Office of the State Auditor

The audit recommended BSU implement policies and procedures requiring personnel to complete annual cybersecurity awareness training

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Audit Finds Bunker Hill Community College Did Not Properly Report Distributed COVID-19 Dollars, Failed to Implement an Enterprise-wide Cyber Security Awareness Training Program 

6/13/2022 Office of the State Auditor

The audit recommends BHCC train relevant staff tasked with administering federal funds on the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Uniform Guidance as well as establish an OMB-compliant identification within the accounting system.

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Audit Advises Massachusetts District Attorneys Association (MDAA) Require Employees to Complete Cybersecurity Awareness Training 

6/02/2022 Office of the State Auditor

The audit found that MDAA did not ensure employees received cybersecurity awareness training.

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Audit Advises Middlesex Community College Require Employees to Complete Cybersecurity Training 

5/31/2022 Office of the State Auditor

The college properly administered federally provided COVID-19 relief dollars, but did not ensure users who have access to the financial aid and finance modules within their system have completed cybersecurity awareness training.

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Auditor Calls on Dental Practices to Repay Over 4.5 Million to MassHealth 

5/26/2022 Office of the State Auditor

Audit Examined Certified MassHealth Dental Service Providers Dr. Franco of East Boston and Dr. Hamilton of Taunton

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Second Audit in Five Years Finds Longer Delays in Providing Financial Relief for Families of Children with Catastrophic Medical Conditions  

4/20/2022 Office of the State Auditor

Time taken to process applications has increased since the last audit in 2017.

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Audit Advises Massachusetts College of Art and Design Require Employees to Complete Cybersecurity Awareness Training 

4/19/2022 Office of the State Auditor

Audit found that the college properly administered federally provided COVID-19 relief dollars, but did not require that all employees in its Administration and Finance Department complete cybersecurity awareness training.

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