Inspector General Open Recommendations
12/16/2020 - International Trade Commission Management Letter: Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Statement Audit Audit - Open Recommendations
12/15/2020 - Department of Veterans Affairs Comprehensive Healthcare Inspection of the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, South Carolina Review - Open Recommendations
The Chief of Staff evaluates and determines any additional reasons for noncompliance and ensures that service chiefs’ reprivileging recommendations are based on ongoing professional practice evaluation activities and licensed independent practitioner files contain properly completed evaluation forms with supporting data.
The Chief of Staff evaluates and determines any additional reasons for noncompliance and ensures that providers complete an aberrant behavior risk assessment that includes a history of substance abuse, mental health problems or disorders, and aberrant drug-related behaviors on all patients prior to initiating long-term opioid therapy.
12/15/2020 - Department of the Treasury FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: Management Letter for the Audit of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau's Financial Statements for Fiscal Years 2020 and 2019 Audit - Open Recommendations
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) management should evaluate the processes over post-closing entries to consider the potential for risks that may be more likely present for certain classes of transactions and impacts on related accounts and implement appropriate controls that are responsive to those risks.
12/15/2020 - Department of Education Assessment of the Department’s Reconstitution Plans Following COVID-19 Inspection / Evaluation - Open Recommendations
We recommend that the Acting Assistant Secretary for OFO ensures that the Department’s Reconstitution Plan addresses anti-retaliation, including practices for ensuring that no adverse or retaliatory action is taken against an employee who adheres to guidelines or raises workplace safety and health concerns.
We recommend that the Acting Assistant Secretary for OFO ensures that the Department reassesses the self-screening questions and updates the information in the Reconstitution Plan as necessary, or includes a link to relevant CDC guidance in the self-assessment section of the Department’s Reconstitution Plan for employees to access and reference.