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Auditor Bump Calls for Expanded Resources and Accountability for Municipal Police Training in the Commonwealth 

11/18/2019 Office of the State Auditor

Report by Bump's office found the state does not provide enough training opportunities to allow officers to meet annual training requirements

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Audit Calls for Improved Documentation Practices at Dracut Adult Day Care Provider 

11/14/2019 Office of the State Auditor

Bump’s office found the agency did not have a physician order justifying services for one MassHealth member.

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Legislature Should Establish Timeframe by Which Commission Must Submit Changes to Sentencing Guidelines, Audit Says 

11/07/2019 Office of the State Auditor

Bump’s audit, which examined the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, found the MSC has not submitted changes to the guidelines it approved in August 2017.

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Audit Calls on Northampton Human Service Provider to Improve Oversight of Spending Procedures 

11/06/2019 Office of the State Auditor

Bump’s audit found the agency made $38,278 worth of expenditures from state contracts that were not properly documented, not reasonably incurred, or not program-related.

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Audit Leads to Improvement to MassHealth’s Accounts Receivable Process 

10/18/2019 Office of the State Auditor

During the audit, MassHealth did not have policies to determine when to write off accounts deemed uncollectible

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Audit Shows Need for Improved Monitoring of IT Contracts at Executive Office of Education 

10/11/2019 Office of the State Auditor

EOE manages IT contracts and services for the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC), the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), and the Department of Higher Education (DHE).

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Auditor Bump Testified before the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight in Support of Gender Parity on State Boards and Commissions 

10/01/2019 Office of the State Auditor

Bump emphasizes need for accountability measures to regularly track and report the demographic data of appointees

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Audit Leads to Improved Oversight of Procurement Contracts and Staff Overtime at Franklin County Sheriff’s Office 

9/26/2019 Office of the State Auditor

Audit did not identify any inappropriate purchases by FCSO, but did find $647,541 of goods and services were not properly procured

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Auditor Bump Calls on Carlisle Optometrist to Repay Over $300,000 to MassHealth 

9/24/2019 Office of the State Auditor

Audit also calls on MassHealth to Revise Policies for Non-Emergency Transportation Claims

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Auditor Bump Appoints New First Deputy Auditor 

9/20/2019 Office of the State Auditor

Meredith Barrieau was sworn in by Bump during a ceremony at her State House office yesterday.

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Audit Calls for Improvements to MassHealth Billing Practices of United Cerebral Palsy of MetroBoston 

9/19/2019 Office of the State Auditor

Bump's audit found UCP provided services to six members without first obtaining authorization from a physician

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Auditor Bump Hosts Roundtable after Audit Shows Numerous Barriers for Accessing WIC Benefits 

9/13/2019 Office of the State Auditor

Participants in the WIC program and groups that work with participants spoke about the challenges they have encountered when trying to secure WIC benefits.

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Audit Calls on Department of Public Health to Enhance Oversight of Abuse and Mistreatment at Nursing Homes 

9/11/2019 Office of the State Auditor

Bump’s audit found DPH’s unit responsible for monitoring state health care facilities did not prioritize and conduct investigations of cases of mistreatment within required timeframes

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Audit Finds Transportation, Language and Immigration Status, and Outreach Efforts as Key Barriers to Assessing WIC Benefits 

9/09/2019 Office of the State Auditor

Audit calls for action to address these barriers that may prevent people from accessing and using WIC benefits

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Auditor Bump Certifies State Must Pay Communities $3.17 Million for Next Year’s Elections  

9/05/2019 Office of the State Auditor

Bump calls on Legislature to address ongoing early voting unfunded mandate

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