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Federal agencies can't track costs or benefits of National Environmental Policy Act reviews, GAO says

By Michal Conger | 04/16/14 05:26 PM

Federal agencies have little data on the costs and benefits of environmental reviews required by the National Environmental Policy Act, even though thousands of projects requiring the reviews are high-profile and expensive, according to a new report by the Government Accountability Office....
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Questionable Medicare claims cost HHS billions, IG finds

By Kelly Cohen | 04/15/14 12:12 PM

Questionable Medicare claims cost the Health and Human Services billions, the agency's watchdog has found. Under Obamacare, physicians or other medical practitioners have to certify any beneficiaries who receive home health services and then document the encounter to receive Medicare...
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Uncertain future troubles Eisenhower Memorial Commission and its insular staff

By Luke Rosiak | 04/15/14 11:56 AM

A federal planning group has delivered what could be a fatal blow to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission's controversial design for honoring the former president and World War II hero.
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