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Audit finds records lag for foster-children social workers

...is experiencing growing record lags. Auditors found that caseworkers in the state's...social workers.Agency officials told the auditors that having all of those rookies was the...DFCS responded, according to the auditors' report.No one from the agency responded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-23/audit-finds-records-lag-
Some commissioners want full-time status

...downgrade the bonds, thereby decreasing their value.In addition, the city could get a lower rating on its next bond issue and auditors would take them to task. But with no constraints, commissioners would be splashing around in that big ol' pool of stormwater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-04-04/some-commission
Augusta VA reduces wait times for patients

...Augusta come nine months after the hospital was one of 112 VA facilities flagged for "further review" as a result of federal auditors discovering that more than 15 percent of Augusta schedulers felt instructed to enter appointment dates other than the ones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-04-09/augusta-va-reduces-wait-time
Auditors dispute figures

...than it earned, according to federal auditors. During fiscal years 1997 and 1998...the Cost Reduction Incentive Program, auditors wrote. The program rewards Energy Department...withdrawals for at least 21 proposals, auditors reported. The errors occurred because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/29/met_260178.shtml
Metro
Billing quirk lets labs overcharge Medicaid, auditors say

...single battery. Instead, the auditors found numerous instances of...In a sample case provided by auditors, a three-part blood chemistry...Marshall said. Georgia's state auditor is examining the Medicaid billings...completed in January of this year, auditors determined that a SmithKline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/09/bus_201119.shtml
Business
Auditors uncover trouble in books

Federal auditors Wednesday highlighted a series of accounting deficiencies...exercise oversight of such audits by ensuring that auditors reported to an independent committee to prevent the auditors from "modifying results in favor of WSRC." But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-01-22/auditors-uncover-trouble-book
Metro | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Auditors question facility's fines

ATLANTA - State auditors singled out sanctions against the Estelle...revising how it levies fines. The state auditors also found that the agency often did...16 facilities hadn't paid up, and auditors found no record of subsequent penalties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/17/met_431528.shtml
Metro
Georgia missing money from car tags, auditors say

...to their sale, according to state auditors.The Department of Audits & Accounts...up $11.7 million, according to the auditors' report.Expanding the selection to...the breast-cancer awareness tag.The auditors recommend a targeted campaign to beef...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-02-24/georgia-missing-money-ca
Government | Government
Column: Auditors scrutinize teaching hospital charges

FEDERAL AUDITORS are training their guns on Medicare overcharges...Physicians At Teaching Hospitals. Government auditors suspect the hospitals are routinely charging...paying back millions to stop federal auditors from digging any further. That has some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/06/op_238262.shtml
Opinion columns
Ga. misses out on car-tag fees, auditors say

...to their sale, according to state auditors.The Department of Audits & Accounts...up $11.7 million, according to the auditors' report.Expanding the selection to...the breast-cancer awareness tag.The auditors recommend a targeted campaign to beef...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-02-24/ga-misses-out-car-tag-fe
Government | Government