OIG COVID-19 flexibilities ended upon the expiration of the COVID-19 Declaration on May 11, 2023. For more information, see this announcement.
The emergence of COVID-19 has created unprecedented challenges for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and for the delivery of health care and human services to beneficiaries. HHS leads the Federal public health and medical response during public health emergencies. As the oversight agency for HHS, OIG promotes the effectiveness of HHS's COVID-19 response and recovery efforts. These pages describe our COVID-19 work agency wide.