Government Matters (Full Show) – May 7, 2018


On this Government Matters show–

HHS Digital Services team launches Quality Payment Program

Shannon Sartin, executive director of Digital Service at HHS, discusses how rewarding Medicare providers for providing information on their successes helps patients get the care they need, and allows HHS to meet the goals of the President’s Management Agenda.

White House requests $15B spending cut from federal budget

Politico Budget and Appropriations Reporter Sarah Ferris, and David Hawkings, senior editor of CQ Roll Call, discuss the White House requesting to cut $15 billion worth of spending accounts, and congressional efforts to revive a VA reform plan.

Groups look at different ways to cut DoD acquisition regulations

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, discusses the different approaches to reforming acquisition at the Pentagon, and the abundance of “other” IT at agencies.