A Web-based portal for sharing information about terminated providers that was established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under the Affordable Care Act is not working as intended, according to a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General.

OIG examined all provider records contained in the Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program State Information Sharing System (MCSIS) as of June 1, 2013, and found that while the system contained records on terminated providers submitted by CMS and 33 State Medicaid agencies, it did not contain records from the remaining State Medicaid agencies.

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