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Guarding against waste, fraud, and abuse in post-Katrina relief and recovery the plans of the inspectors general : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, September 28, 2005 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Disaster relief -- Gulf States -- Finance,
  • Emergency management -- Gulf States -- Finance,
  • Waste in government spending -- Gulf States -- Prevention,
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 97 p. ;
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15596096M
ISBN 100160759498
OCLC/WorldCa69323822

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opportunity to be here today to discuss the plans of the Inspectors General to guard against waste, fraud, and abuse in post-Katrina relief and recovery. Overview Of OIG Hurricane Katrina Oversight On Aug , Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast states of Louisiana. Guarding against waste, fraud, and abuse in post-Katrina relief and recovery: the plans of the inspectors general: hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, Septem What is Fraud, Waste and Abuse (FWA) Upon completion of this training you should be able to: •Recognize and understand the principles underlying state and federal laws related to fraud, waste and abuse (“FWA”). •Understand the definitions of fraud, waste and abuse as they pertain to state and federal health care programs. FEDERAL LAWS RELATING TO FRAUD, WASTE AND ABUSE FEDERAL CIVIL FALSE CLAIMS ACT The federal civil False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. § , et seq., (“FCA”) was originally enacted in to combat fraud perpetrated by defense contractors against the .

  The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to respond to hurricanes Katrina and Rita. GAO's previous work identified suspected fraud, waste, and abuse resulting from control weaknesses associated with FEMA's Individuals and Households Program (IHP) and the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) purchase card program. provide relief and recovery services worth billions of dollars. In response, Democratic members of Congress urged that fundamental reforms be enacted to protect Gulf Coast residents and federal taxpayers from waste, fraud, and abuse in these Katrina-related contracts. On September.   Eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse is an obliga­tion of government, and rightfully so. Washington should do everything possible to spend Americans' tax dollars efficiently and effectively. Reporting Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Everyone is required to report suspected instances of fraud, waste, and Abuse. Your sponsor’s Code of Conduct and Ethics should clearly state this obligation. Sponsors may not retaliate against you for making a good faith effort in reporting. The company will not.