Frequently Asked Questions
An OIG advisory opinion is a legal opinion issued by the Office of Inspector General to one or more requesting parties about the application of the OIG's fraud and abuse authorities to the party's existing or proposed business arrangement.Read More
The HHS OIG's contractor self-disclosure program provides a means for contractors to self-disclose potential violations of the False Claims Act and various Federal criminal laws involving fraud, conflict of interest, bribery or gratuity.Read More
Corporate Integrity Agreements
A Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA) is a document that outlines the obligations a provider or entity agrees to as part of a civil settlement. CIAs have common elements, but each one is tailored to address the specific facts of the case and is often drafted to recognize the elements of a pre-existing compliance program.Read More
The Office of Inspector General's List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE) provides information to the health care industry, patients and the public regarding individuals and entities currently excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid, and all other Federal health care programs.Read More
Student Volunteer Service Program
The Student Volunteer Service Program provides students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience while working with agency's Office of Investigations.Read More
Whistleblower disclosures can save lives as well as billions of taxpayer dollars. They play a critical role in keeping our Government honest, efficient, and accountable. Recognizing that whistleblowers root out waste, fraud, and abuse and protect public health and safety, Federal laws strongly encourage employees to disclose wrongdoing.Read More
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FY 2016 Work Plan
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Significant OIG activities in 6-month increments.