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HHS to deploy new anti-fraud software for Medicare

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that new predictive fraud-catching tools for Medicare will go into effect on July 1.

Agencies may get inappropriate comments on e-dockets, advisory group says

The Administrative Conference of the United States opened the door to discussing the problems with managing the flood of public comments anticipated on e-dockets.

House panel would restore small portion of transparency funding

A House subcommittee has approved a budget for the General Services Administration's electronic government programs, but transparency advocates said it still falls short.

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra leaving White House

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra has been the most prominent force for technology in the Obama administration, but he is about to step down.

After Kundra: What next?

Vivek Kundra has been a forceful leader for change in federal IT, say many observers. What will happen to the efforts now under way when he leaves the federal CIO post in August?

10 superpowers for a new breed of social media leaders

GovLoop members suggest skills that are essential to the government’s emerging leaders in social media.

Conference to advise agencies on e-rulemaking

The Administrative Conference will meet June 16 and 17 to vote on proposals to improve e-rulemaking.

Health data innovation 'at a crawl'

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius kicked off the department's second annual Health Data Initiative Forum with a plea for more innovation.

Administration wants millions to expand payment ineligibility portal

The Obama Administration has asked Congress for $10 million to expand and enhance VerifyPayment.gov to avoid $50 billion in improper federal payments.

Warning: Mobile medical apps may be hazardous to your health

A National Cancer Institute program manager warned about mobile applications that promise health care benefits to consumers without being backed by scientific data.

Now the lighter side of Navy SEALs news

While the Navy SEALs try to adjust to their newfound fame, others try to cash in on the reflected glory.

Budget battles: Transparency sites take a major hit

Cuts to the E-Government Fund jeopardize President Barack Obama's transparency initiatives.