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Audit Program

The process by which an auditor reviews activities to identify inefficiencies, reduce costs, and otherwise achieve organizational objectives. The auditing process differs each time an audit occurs, depending on the client's size, complexity, and other factors. However, the auditing process always aims to ensure the accuracy of reports and compliance with regulations and policies. See also: Audit, Auditing procedure.
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1, global manufacturers that market to Australia, Brazil, Canada, and the United States can join the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP) pilot, according to a U.
The audit programs are free for ISACA members and US $45 for non-members at www.
Companies with more effective supplier audit programs are focused on making the most out of each audit; they want to do more than just satisfy the requirements of ISO 13485.
As electronic audit software continues to evolve--adding electronic audit programs and engagement management and paperless tools--CPA firms are closer than ever to realizing one elusive dream of the digital age, the "paperless audit.
Carrots include the Pre-Filing Agreement program, the Limited Issue Focused Examination (LIFE) audit program, and even skipping audit cycles for compliant taxpayers.
0231 (managed audit program (MAP) allows certain taxpayers to perform managed audits of sales and use taxes under the supervision of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
Audit programs do not have to be limited to under-reporting issues.
The association says the Food Safety and Quality Systems Supplier Audit Program initially will begin with an estimated 100 to 500 audits, but once things get underway, NFPA expects the program to grow to several thousand audits annually over the next five years.
Similarly, many companies phase their audit programs so that those facilities considered most critical to the business or having the highest environmental risks are audited first and on a more frequent basis than other, less sensitive locations.
More and more companies are coming to the conclusion that comprehensive environmental audit programs are an effective approach to loss control.
In support of these lofty goals, provider reimbursements will come under increasing scrutiny as the current recovery audit programs expand in 2011 to include:
Enablon and Enhesa Organize Complimentary Webinar on Global EHS Audit Programs