HHS OIG: A Good Investment
November 30, 2018
In 2018, for every one dollar we spent fighting healthcare fraud, we returned four dollars to the federal government. Our 1600+ employees oversee more than $1 trillion dollars spent for the health and well-being of Americans.
Eye on Oversight: Cybersecurity
October 9, 2018
OIG recognizes Protecting HHS Data, Systems, and Beneficiaries from Cybersecurity Threats as a top management and performance challenge facing HHS. In partnering with various HHS agencies to address this challenge, OIG has formed a multidisciplinary Cybersecurity Team composed of auditors, evaluators, investigators and attorneys focused on combatting cybersecurity threats within HHS and the healthcare industry.
Eye on Oversight: Emergency Response
September 25, 2018
HHS OIG is one of many agencies the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) calls upon to respond to major disasters. As part of the Government's coordinated emergency response efforts, a team of OIG's special agents may deploy to provide leadership, equipment, expertise, security, and other support.
Eye on Oversight: Hospice
July 31, 2018
Hospices can provide much-needed pain relief and support to terminally ill patients, to give services and comfort to people at the end of life. However, the HHS OIG is releasing a hospice portfolio that summarizes the agency's work, which found significant problems with quality of care issues and improper billing in the Medicare hospice program.
Eye on Oversight: Corporate Integrity Agreements
May 25, 2018
A provider who allegedly commits federal health care fraud may face exclusion, meaning they could be banned from billing federal health care programs. Instead, the provider can choose to settle the case and may need to enter into a Corporate Integrity Agreement, or CIA, with the HHS-OIG.
Daniel R. Levinson's Keynote Address at the 2018 HCCA Compliance Institute
May 8, 2018
Daniel R. Levinson, Inspector General, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services gives the keynote address at the 22nd Annual HCCA Compliance Institute on Monday, April 16, 2018.