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Indian Health and Human Services

This webpage offers an overview of the Office of Inspector General's (OIG) body of work as it relates to the Indian health and human services.

Compliance Training Conference

On April 27, 2017, OIG held a conference Protecting Indian Health and Human Services Programs and their Beneficiaries: The Basics of Health Care and Grants Management Compliance for Indian Health Services and tribal employees in Crazy Horse, South Dakota. Below are the materials handed out to attendees:

A graphical representation of the findings on page 13 of the report PDF

Joanne Chiedi, HHS OIG's Principal Deputy Inspector General, gives opening remarks at the conference.

  • Full Conference Packet
  • General Overview and Compliance Programs: Amitava (Jay) Mazumdar, Deputy Branch Chief, Office of Counsel to the Inspector General and Andrea Treese Berlin, Senior Counsel, Office of Counsel to the Inspector General
  • Internal Controls - Case Studies: Patrick Cogley, Regional Inspector General for Audit Services, Kansas City, Office of Audit Services Amitava (Jay) Mazumdar, Deputy Branch Chief, Office of Counsel to the Inspector General and Andrea Treese Berlin, Senior Counsel, Office of Counsel to the Inspector General and Debra Keasling, Assistant Regional Inspector General for Audit Services, Denver, Office of Audit Services. Moderated By: Maritza Hawrey, Assistant Director for Grants and Internal Audits Division, Office of Audit Services
  • Documentation: Lucia Fort, Senior Advisor to the Chief of Staff and Lisa Re, Assistant Inspector General for Legal Affairs, Office of Counsel to the Inspector General
  • A graphical representation of the findings on page 13 of the report PDF

    Panel participants discuss Achieving Quality of Care.

  • Single Audits - Quality Matters: Tammie Brown, NEAR Audit Manager, National Single Audit Coordinator, Office of Audit Services
  • The Office of Investigations: Charles Hackney, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Kansas City Regional Office, Office of Investigations and Curt Muller, Inspector, Special Investigations Branch, Office of Investigations
  • Fraud and Abuse Statutes, Administrative Authorities and Self-Disclosures: Andrea Treese Berlin, Senior Counsel, Office of Counsel to the Inspector General
  • Achieving Quality of Care: Lisa Re, Assistant Inspector General for Legal Affairs, Office of Counsel to the Inspector General, Kate Goodrich, Director and Chief Medical Officer, CMS, HHS, and David R. Wright, Director of Survey and Certification Group, CMS, HHS. Moderated By: Amy Ashcraft, Deputy Regional Inspector General, Office of Evaluation and Inspections