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.
- Physician Sentenced For Stealing Approximately $250K From COVID-19 Relief Programs
- Seventeen of Thirty Selected Health Centers Did Not Use or May Not Have Used Their HRSA COVID-19 Supplemental Grant Funding in Accordance With Federal Requirements A-02-21-02005
- Montana Generally Complied With Requirements for Telehealth Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic (A-07-21-03250)
- Medicare Improperly Paid Providers for Some Psychotherapy Services, Including Those Provided via Telehealth, During the First Year of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency