Sharing data for better healthcare
CMS issued new guidance on February 29, 2016 to expand use of Medicaid funding for Health Information Exchange. This issue brief provides an overview of the guidance, and discusses why this expanded funding gives states an important new tool to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of...
Government Institute Mon, 27 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Federal CCWIS final rule spurs next generation of child welfare information systems
This issue brief provides an overview of the final rule for a next generation of state child welfare systems called Comprehensive Child Welfare Information Systems (CCWIS) and discusses potential opportunities and next steps for state and local child welfare agencies.
Government Institute Tue, 12 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Protecting beneficiaries’ identities
This issue brief discusses the new federal mandate requiring states to replace the Medicare Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN).
Government Institute Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT
A fast track to fund Autonomous Vehicles: Governments seek financing models to build AV infrastructure
Government agencies must accept that AVs are a fast-approaching reality. Now is the time to consider how to respond to the demand, serve the public proactively, and invest resources.
Government Institute Wed, 05 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Planning for an Incremental Approach to Modernization
This article, orginially appearing in the August 2016 edition of APHSA's Policy & Practice, outlines a four-step planning process for agencies seeking to adopt a more incremental and agile approach to modernization and systems development that can be accomplished in as quickly as 60 days.
Government Institute Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT
The Fraud Reduction and Data Analytics Act of 2015
This issue brief summarizes the key requirements of the new law, provides an overview of the GAO Framework’s leading practices, and highlights several implementation considerations for federal agencies in their efforts to address fraud, waste, and abuse.
Government Institute Mon, 08 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Updating Medicaid managed care: A new CMS rule for quality, transparency, and integrity
This issue brief summarizes CMS's landmark regulation governing Medicaid and CHIP managed care programs and outlines its implications for state Medicaid programs.
Government Institute Sun, 31 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Life After the Big Bang: Exploring Modular, Agile Paths Toward Health and Human Services Modernization
This research report explores the rapidly changing realm of HHS, unveiling critical insights into goals, challenges, and potential leading practices that lie ahead in project governance, end user support, government-vendor relationships, and beyond.
Government Institute Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Autonomous vehicles: The public policy imperatives
Five areas where AVs will have significant implications for public policy and service.
Government Institute Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Education Industry Report: Harvey Nash / KPMG 2016 CIO Survey Results
The education sector snapshot analyzes survey responses from more than 110 institutions.
Government Institute Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Governments should better safeguard their supply chains against cyber risks
As governments embrace innovative partners and suppliers to deliver public services more efficiently, their exposure to cybersecurity risk is escalating. This article discusses strategies to fortify government supply chains.
Government Institute Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Intelligent Automation: The next frontier in government transformation
While intelligent automation presents a significant opportunity to enable efficiencies that drive transformation, governments must proactively address challenges in realizing its potential to offer better service to constituents and renewed job satisfaction and engagement for workers.
Government Institute Tue, 08 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Protecting against the insider threat
David Buckley, managing director at KPMG and former Inspector General at the CIA, appeared on Government Matters to discuss how an agency can protect itself against the insider threat.
Government Institute Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT
The changing face of Medicaid certification
This issue brief provides an overview of how CMS intends to partner with states throughout their Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) procurement and development processes in order to meet the updated MMIS certification criteria.
Government Institute Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT
It's time to seize opportunity
This article, published by the Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management, discusses the opportunity ERM presents federal agencies.
Government Institute Mon, 19 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT