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RSC Offers Solutions to Boost Government Efficiency During Pandemic

The RSC's commonsense framework will guide America through the pandemic and ensure a speedy economic recovery. 

CAGW Staff May 7, 2020
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Medicaid: The Feds Have Failed To Stop the Waste and Mismanagement, Let The States Try

Medicaid is losing billions to waste, fraud, and abuse, and the program is crushing state budgets  The feds haven't been able to fix it.  Let the states try.  

Leslie Paige January 14, 2020
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Fifteen Years Later, the Defense Travel System is Still a Mess

The DTS distributed nearly $1 billion in improper payments over a three-year period.

Sean Kennedy August 16, 2019
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HHS OIG Admits: We’re Just Flushing Money Down the Drain

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) admitted last week that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) hospital payment process is broken.

Leslie Paige December 11, 2018
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Eligibility Check Reveals Massive Medicaid Problems in Oregon

Oregon attracted national ridicule in 2013 and 2014 as its state-run online Obamacare exchange, Cover Oregon, epically failed to sign up even o

Spencer Chretien September 20, 2017
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Medicare Making Improper Payments to Prisoners

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recently exposed vulnerabilities that end up costing taxpayers hundreds of billions in wasteful spending due to erroneous and sloppy billing, and outright fraud.

Leslie Paige October 12, 2016
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Donald Trump Commits to Several CAGW-Endorsed Reforms to Eliminate Government Waste

At a speech to the Union League in Philadelphia today, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump committed to several government-wide reforms that could save taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars:

Curtis Kalin September 7, 2016
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Medicare Continues Fiscal Slide: Congress Sidelines Watchdogs

The 2016 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance and Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds Report came out tod

Leslie Paige June 22, 2016

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