Investigation finds costly Indian Health Service mismanagement

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently concluded a year-long study of mismanagement within the Indian Health Service (IHS). The investigation was spurred by complaints alleging IHS property was being misplaced or stolen at IHS headquarters and agency offices across the country. Although the GAO has the authority to conduct investigations on its own, two U.S. House committees asked for the audit.

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage

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