Child Support Enforcement
Parents who fail to pay court-ordered child support for the care of their children put an unnecessary strain on the custodial parent and the children, as well as on agencies that are tasked with enforcing these matters. Although most child support cases fall under State jurisdiction, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) plays an important role in aggressively pursuing parents who fail to pay court-ordered child support.Read More
Check out OIG's Consumer Alerts to protect yourself from criminals attempting to steal money from you or the Government.Read More
The Office of Inspector General and other State and Federal agencies collaborate to ensure civil, criminal and/or administrative action is taken against providers who break the laws governing Federal health care programs.Read More
Medicaid Fraud Control Units
Medicaid Fraud Control Units (MFCU or Unit) investigate and prosecute Medicaid fraud as well as patient abuse and neglect in health care facilities.Read More
OIG Most Wanted Fugitives
Check out OIG's list of most-wanted health care fugitives. These individuals have allegedly defrauded taxpayers of millions of dollars. For OIG, tracking more than 170 health care fugitives is a challenge, but you can help. If you have a tip about a featured most-wanted fugitive, send the information our way!Read More
The OIG Hotline accepts tips from all sources about potential fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement in Department of Health & Human Services programs.Read More
State False Claims Act Reviews
The OIG, in consultation with the Attorney General, determines whether States have false claims acts that qualify for a financial incentive.Read More
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Unimplemented OIG recommendations summarized.
FY 2014 Work Plan
OIG projects planned for 2014.
Significant OIG activities in 6-month increments.