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ID:

140

Date:

2007-03-18

Headline:

Agency that gets $68 million from public, tax exemptions, tells little

Reporter's name:

Clark Kaufman

Delay/denial:

Yes

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Des Moines Register

City:

Des Moines, IA

Summary:

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which oversees a system of 53 taxpayer-funded quality improvement organizations, or QIOs, refused to make public federal audits on the program, despite the fact that they have multimillion-dollar, no-competition contracts with the federal government, the Des Moines Register reported. The Iowa Foundation for Medical Care is the largest QIO in America, the paper reported.

Notes:

Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services denied FOIA request

Keywords:

medical records, government contractor, public funding, quality improvement organization, nonprofit, tax exempt


Agencies:

HHS

States:

IA

Categories:

health care


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