audits

Wildfires and Forest Management

State Government Adapts As Wildfires Take Their Toll (NW News Network, 9/12/17)

Oregon Department of Forestry: actions needed to address strain on workforce and programs from wildfires [PDF] (2016) Oregon Audits Division, Oregon Department of Forestry

State of fire: fire in Oregon’s forests : achieving resiliency in altered landscapes [PDF] (2014) Oregon Forest Resources Institute

Forest fire risk and restoration: managing forests to create more fire-resilient ecosystems [PDF] (2004) Oregon Forest Resources Institute

Medicaid eligibility

Audit: Oregon’s Medicaid computer systems work well, but human errors remain (Oregonian, 5/24/17)

Oregon had no plan for checking Medicaid eligibility (Portland Tribune, 5/25/17)

Audit: Oregon properly screens for Medicaid (Bend Bulletin, 5/24/17)

OHA: automated Medicaid eligibility is processed appropriately, yet manual input accuracy and eligibility override monitoring needs improvement [PDF] (2017) Oregon Audits Division

Possible ineligible Medicaid recipients

Thousands on Medicaid in Oregon may be ineligible (Bend Bulletin, 5/17/17)

Secretary of State: Oregon could be wasting millions by keeping ineligible people on Medicaid (Oregonian, 5/17/17)

State of Oregon says it may have dispensed millions to ineligible Medicaid recipients (Oregonian, 5/17/17)

Oregon Health Authority Disputes Auditor’s Allegations It Misused Medicaid Funds (The Lund Report, 5/17/17)

Oregon Spending Millions On Ineligible Medicaid Recipients, Secretary Of State Warns (OPB, 5/17/17)

The Oregon Health Authority May Be Providing Medicaid Benefits to Ineligible Recipients [PDF] (2017) Oregon Audits Division

ODOT construction contracts audit

ODOT loses money on contractors gaming the system, auditors say, but agency questions accuracy (Oregonian, 3/6/17)

Contractors could be gaming ODOT contracts, state audit finds (Statesman Journal, 3/6/17)

New audit of ODOT contracting system finds same old flaws (Portland Tribune, 3/6/17)

ODOT should better scrutinize construction costs and project changes by tracking line item bids with abnormally high or low prices [PDF] (2017) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division