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Recommendations Tracker

HHS-OIG provides independent and objective oversight that promotes economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in HHS programs and operations. To drive positive change, we produce reports and identify recommendations for improvement. We have developed this public-facing page for tracking all of our open recommendations. Learn More

Summary of Recommendations Data

Updated Monthly · Last updated on May 21, 2024




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Showing 541–560 of 1,168 reports, containing 3,782 recommendations Sorted by latest release date
  • Hawaii Medicaid Fraud Control Unit: 2019 Onsite Review

  • Unaccompanied Alien Children Program Care Provider Facilities Do Not Include All Required Security Measures in Their Checklists

  • The Office of Refugee Resettlement's Incident Reporting System Is Not Effectively Capturing Data To Assist Its Efforts To Ensure the Safety of Minors in HHS Custody

  • New Jersey Did Not Ensure That Its Managed Care Organizations Adequately Assessed and Covered Medicaid Beneficiaries' Needs for Long-Term Services and Supports

  • The National Cancer Institute Needs To Strengthen Procedures in Its Pre-Award Process To Assess Risk for Higher Risk Applicants

  • Medicare Hospital Provider Compliance Audit: The Ohio State University Hospital

  • The National Eye Institute Generally Had Adequate Procedures To Assess an Applicant's Risk During the Pre-Award Process

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Met Many Requirements of the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002 but Did Not Fully Comply for Fiscal Year 2019

  • Medicare Part D Beneficiaries at Serious Risk of Opioid Misuse or Overdose: A Closer Look

  • Medicare Made $11.7 Million in Overpayments for Nonphysician Outpatient Services Provided Shortly Before or During Inpatient Stays

  • Selected Health Care Coalitions Increased Involvement in Whole Community Preparedness But Face Developmental Challenges Following New Requirements in 2017

  • North Carolina Received $30 Million in Excess Federal Funds Related to Improperly Claimed Health Home Expenditures

  • Illinois' Monitoring Did Not Ensure Childcare Provider Compliance With State Criminal Background Check Requirements at 12 of 30 Providers Reviewed

  • Grand Desert Psychiatric Services: Audit of Medicare Payments for Psychotherapy Services

  • Palmetto Government Benefits Administrator, LLC, Overstated Its Medicare Segment Pension Assets as of January 1, 2017

  • Companion Data Services, LLC, Overstated Its Medicare Segment Pension Assets as of January 1, 2017

  • Palmetto Government Benefits Administrator, LLC, Claimed Some Unallowable Medicare Pension Costs

  • Palmetto Government Benefits Administrator, LLC, Claimed Some Unallowable Medicare Postretirement Benefit Costs

  • Cape Cod Child Development Program Did Not Meet Its Head Start Non-Federal Share Obligations

  • Recommendation Followup: Michigan Did Not Report and Refund the Full Federal Share of Medicaid Overpayments