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Podcasts

  • This is Real - Episode 5: Consequences

    January 8, 2021

    The This is Real podcast series, which was originally published in May of 2018, is being highlighted in honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on January 9th. Listen in and learn more about how our law enforcement agents root out fraud, waste and abuse within federal heath care programs.

  • This is Real - Episode 4: Undercover

    January 7, 2021

    The This is Real podcast series, which was originally published in May of 2018, is being highlighted in honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on January 9th. Listen in and learn more about how our law enforcement agents root out fraud, waste and abuse within federal heath care programs.

  • This is Real - Episode 3: The Puzzle

    January 6, 2021

    The This is Real podcast series, which was originally published in May of 2018, is being highlighted in honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on January 9th. Listen in and learn more about how our law enforcement agents root out fraud, waste and abuse within federal heath care programs.

  • This is Real - Episode 2: Opulence

    January 5, 2021

    The This is Real podcast series, which was originally published in May of 2018, is being highlighted in honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on January 9th. Listen in and learn more about how our law enforcement agents root out fraud, waste and abuse within federal heath care programs.

  • This is Real - Episode 1: Rabbit Holes

    January 4, 2021

    The This is Real podcast series, which was originally published in May of 2018, is being highlighted in honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on January 9th. Listen in and learn more about how our law enforcement agents root out fraud, waste and abuse within federal heath care programs.

  • Adverse Events in Long-Term-Care Hospitals

    December 4, 2018

    Amy Ashcraft, Deputy Regional Inspector General in the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Dallas, is interviewed by Melissa Rumley, a public affairs specialist in Washington, D.C.

  • Pain Management Doctor Was A "One-Man Crime Wave"

    June 13, 2018

    Chris Covington, Assistant Special Agent in Charge for the Atlanta Regional Office, is interviewed by Todd Silver, a senior communications specialist in Washington, D.C.

  • Increases in Reimbursement for Brand-Name Drugs in Part D

    June 4, 2018

    Ed Burley, Deputy Regional Inspector General in the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Philadelphia, is interviewed by Sheila Davis, a public affairs specialist in Washington, DC.

  • 2017 Year in Review - Eye on Oversight

    December 20, 2017

    A recap of OIG's work in 2017, including topics like reaching a $155 million civil settlement with an electronic health records vendor, releasing a data brief on opioids in Medicare Part D highlighting concerns about extreme use and questionable prescribing, and the largest healthcare fraud takedown in history.

  • Health IT Security

    October 4, 2017

    Jarvis Rodgers, the HHS-OIG IT Audit Director, is interviewed by Sheila Davis, a public affairs specialist in Washington, DC.

  • Independence of the Office for Human Research Protections

    August 3, 2017

    Kimberly Ruppert, team leader in the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Boston, is interviewed by Katherine Harris, a public affairs specialist in Washington, DC.

  • Combating Opioid Abuse—OIG's Work Against the Opioid Epidemic

    May 26, 2017

    Dr. Michael Cohen, an operations officer in the Office of Investigations, is interviewed by Tyler Daniels, a public affairs specialist in Washington DC.

  • Medicaid Fraud Control Units

    March 6, 2017

    Richard Stern, Director of Program Oversight for the Medicaid Fraud Units, and Shimon Richmond, Special Agent in Charge in Miami, are interviewed by Don White, a public affairs specialist in San Francisco.

  • Voluntary Tribal Compliance Agreement

    February 6, 2017

    Andrea Treese Berlin, OIG senior counsel, is interviewed by Sheila Davis, a public affairs specialist in Washington DC.

  • 2016 Year in Review

    December 14, 2016

    Tyler Daniels, a public affairs specialist in Washington DC, talks about the highlights of OIG's work in 2016.

  • Chiropractic Audit - Over $350 million in unallowable payments

    November 1, 2016

    Monica Mejia, an Assistant Regional Inspector General for the Office of Audit Services in Los Angeles, is interviewed by Tyler Daniels, a public affairs specialist in Washington DC.

  • OIG's Most Wanted Fugitives

    October 3, 2016

    Shimon Richmond, OIG's Special Agent in Charge of the Miami Regional Office, is interviewed by Tyler Daniels, a public affairs specialist in Washington DC.

  • What is OIG's work in Indian Country?

    August 11, 2016

    Curt Muller, an OIG investigator in the Special Investigations Branch , is interviewed by Tyler Daniels, a public affairs specialist in Washington DC.

  • What Role Does Data Play in Fighting Healthcare Fraud, Waste and Abuse?

    June 7, 2016

    Caryl Brzymialkiewicz, Chief Data Officer for the HHS Office of Inspector General, is interviewed by Tyler Daniels, a public affairs specialist in Washington DC.

  • Licensure Data in Round 2 of the Durable Medical Equipment Competitive Bidding Program

    May 26, 2016

    Tim Heslop, an auditor for the Office of Audit Services, is interviewed by Randall Martz, an auditor for the Office of Audit Services in Columbus.