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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Acquisition Self-Assessment

Description: This project complies with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-123, which requires managers to continuously monitor and improve the effectiveness of internal controls associated with the acquisition function. Additionally, the Circular requires agencies to coordinate and integrate the A-123 assessment efforts within the agency’s existing internal control process. These improvements and coordinated activities allow for more efficient internal operations supporting public health efforts.

Accomplishment: OMB Guidelines were issued in May 2008 to help agencies conduct a comprehensive and standardized assessment for entity level internal control reviews. To implement these guidelines, an acquisition self-assessment was conducted at OAGS. OAGS used the results to evaluate the quality of their procurement processes and systems. When necessary, appropriate corrective action was taken to improve and maintain performance.

Milestone DescriptionMilestone DateMilestone StatusMilestone Completion Date

A. Self Assessment developed

1/15/2010

Completed 1/7/2010

B. Program Management Review Conducted by Health and Human Services (HHS)

7/30/2010

Completed 5/18/2010

C. Received Draft Report for HHS

9/30/2010

Completed 11/15/2010

D. Compile Comments on Draft Report

12/1/2010

Completed 12/1/2010

E. Receive Final Report from HHS

12/31/2010

Completed 1/1/2011

F. Develop Implementation Plan

1/30/2011

(2/1/2011)

Completed 1/31/2011

G. Begin Implementation of Improvement Plan

2/1/2011

Completed 1/31/2011

Key Projects Legend

Milestone StatusDefinition
Not Yet StartedWork for specific milestone has not yet been started.
CompletedMilestone and/or overall project is completed.
On TrackMilestone - On track for completion by milestone deadline. Quarter status - Project is on track for completion based on overall milestone status.
On HoldMilestone - On hold, but deadline for completion has not passed. Quarter status - Project is on hold, based on overall milestone status.
DelayedMilestone - Delayed as it has not been completed and deadline has passed. Quarter status - Project is delayed based on overall milestone status.

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