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Engagement Memo—Top Management and Performance Challenges – Fiscal Years 2019 and 2020 (Project code 008‐2018)
We are initiating a project to update our March 2017 report, Amtrak: Top Management and Performance Challenges – Fiscal Years 2017 and 2018.1 This report summarized our assessment of the top challenges facing the company and the company’s progress
Tracking Number: Project code 008‐2018 | 03/23/2018
We found that the company appears to be identifying only a small portion of potentially fraudulent medical claims made by individual medical service providers.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2018-005 | 03/14/2018
GOVERNANCE: QUALITY CONTROL REVIEW OF THE INDEPENDENT AUDIT OF AMTRAK'S CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED 2017
Amtrak (the company) contracted with the independent certified public accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP to audit its consolidated financial statements as of September 30, 2017, and for the year then ended, and to provide a report on interna
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2018-004 | 03/12/2018
ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT: Contracts Included Key Provisions to Reduce Risks, but the Company Lacks an Efficient and Effective Contract Management System
Our audit objectives were to assess whether key contract provisions aimed at mitigating legal and financial risks were included in high-value, high-risk active contracts, and to assess the company’s contract record-keeping practices to identify op
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2018-003 | 02/22/2018
This is to inform you that we are initiating work to monitor Amtrak’s (the company’s) activities associated with the Revenue Growth Initiative, particularly the company’s efforts to use a master developer at five major terminals.
Tracking Number: 007‐2018 | 01/08/2018
This is to inform you that we are initiating work to monitor Amtrak’s (the company’s) Acela Express 2021 Program. This program represents the largest single investment in the history of the company.
Tracking Number: 006‐2018 | 01/08/2018
We are initiating a security audit of Amtrak’s train control systems, including the Centralized Electrification and Traffic Control (CETC) system, which rely heavily on the use of automated industrial controls to manage train movements in the busy
Tracking Number: 005-2018 | 11/28/2017
We are initiating an audit of the company’s management of private railcar services.
Tracking Number: 003‐2018 | 11/27/2017
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is initiating an audit to assess Amtrak’s real property management functions.
Tracking Number: 004-2018 | 11/27/2017
In August 2016, Amtrak (the company) received a federal loan to purchase 28 new high-speed trainsets for $1.6 billion and undertake 10 infrastructure improvements needed to operate and maintain these trains for $850 million.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2018-002 | 11/16/2017