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March 27, 2018

Project Announcement: Review of the FY 2018 Military Retirement Fund Basic Financial Statements Audit

We plan to begin the subject review in March 2018. We have contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Kearney and Company to audit the Military Retirement Fund Basic Financial Statements for FY 2018. This audit is required by the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, as amended, which requires that financial statements of a Government agency be audited by the Inspector General or by an independent external auditor, as determined by the Inspector General. The objective of the audit is to determine whether the financial statements as of September 30, 2018 and 2017, are presented fairly and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

March 27, 2018

Project Announcement: Agreed-Upon Procedures for Reviewing the FY 2018 Civilian Payroll Withholding Data and Enrollment Information

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2018. The Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 17-03, "Audit Requirements for Federal Financial Statements," September 29, 2017, requires that we perform certain agreed-upon procedures on DoD payroll and personnel files. Our objective is to assist the Office of Personnel Management in assessing whether health, life insurance, and retirement benefits withholdings, contributions, and enrollment information submitted by the Defense finance and Accounting Service for FY 2018 were reasonable and accurate.

March 27, 2018

Defense Human Resources Activity Reimbursable Agreements

We determined whether the Defense Human Resources Activity (DHRA) properly prepared, executed, and accounted for reimbursable agreements.

March 26, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of Navy and Defense Logistics Agency's Spare Parts for F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2018. Our objective is to determine whether the Navy and Defense Logistics Agency properly identified and obtained spare parts for the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets.

March 26, 2018

Project Announcement: Payments for Selected Health Care Services and Supplies Paid Without TRICARE Maximum Allowable Reimbursement Rates

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2018. Our objective is to determine whether the DoD paid higher prices than necessary for selected health care services and supplies without TRICARE maximum allowable reimbursement rates.

March 26, 2018

Project Announcement: Controls Over Opioid Prescriptions at Selected Military Treatment Facilities

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2018. Our objective is to determine whether selected military treatment facilities over-prescribed opioids for DoD beneficiaries.

March 26, 2018

Small Business Subcontracting at Two Army Contracting Command Locations

We determined whether Army Contracting Command (ACC)–Redstone and ACC-Warren contracting officials took appropriate actions to ensure prime contractors met their small business subcontracting goals. We reviewed a nonstatistical sample of 50 contracts with estimated completion dates in FYs 2015 or 2016 and 30 contracts awarded in FY 2016. This audit is the fourth and last in a series of our audits on DoD small business contracting.

March 22, 2018

Project Announcement: Contract Oversight of the Audit of the FY 2018 Defense Health Agency Contract Resource Management Basic Financial Statements

We plan to begin the oversight in March 2018. We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Kearney & Company, P.C., to audit the Defense Health Agency Contract Resource Management Basic Financial Statements for fiscal years ended September 30, 2018, and 2017. The objective of the audit is to determine whether the FY 2018 Defense Health Agency Contract Resource Management financial statements and related notes, are presented fairly, in all material respects, and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

March 22, 2018

Project Announcement: Contract Oversight of the Audit of the FY 2018 DoD Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund Basic Financial Statements

We plan to begin the oversight in March 2018. We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Kearney & Company, P.C., to audit the DoD Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund Basic Financial Statements for fiscal years ended September 30, 2018, and 2017. The objective of the audit is to determine whether the FY 2018 DoD Medicare Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund financial statements, and related notes are presented fairly, in all material respects, and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

March 22, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Oversight of Contracts for Repair and Restoration of Electric Power Grid in Puerto Rico

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2018. Our objective is to determine whether the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers properly monitored contractor performance, and appropriately reviewed and paid invoices for the Puerto Rico power grid repair and restoration contracts.