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Fiscal Year 2020 OIG Oversight of Medicaid Fraud Control Units

The 53 MFCUs, located in the 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, investigate and prosecute Medicaid provider fraud as well as complaints of patient abuse or neglect in Medicaid-funded facilities and board and care facilities. OIG provides oversight for the MFCUs and administers a Federal grant award that provides 75 percent of each MFCU's funding. As part of OIG's oversight, we provide guidance to the MFCUs; assess their adherence to Federal regulations, policy, and performance standards; and collect and analyze performance data. We also provide technical assistance and training and identify effective practices in MFCU management and operations. We will perform on-site reviews of a sample of MFCUs.

Announced or Revised Agency Title Component Report Number(s) Expected Issue Date (FY)
November 2019 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Fiscal Year 2020 OIG Oversight of Medicaid Fraud Control Units Office of Evaluation and Inspections OEI-06-19-00110, OEI-06-19-00510, OEI-12-19-00450, OEI-12-19-00170, OEI-12-19-00530 2020