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OIG

Abbreviation for Office of Inspector General.

OIG

Office of the Inspector General. There are many such offices at the federal, state, and local levels, e.g., the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services, which investigates Medicare fraud and abuse and enforces laws that relate to those crimes.
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"The only documentation addressing these issues was from April 2017 and was associated with the base's closure," said the OIG report.
One recent example is OIG's 2017 audit of high-school graduation rates in California, which raised serious questions about the accuracy of the reported statewide figures.
Infor Supply Chain planning will ensure that OIG has real-time information to assess how its supply chain is working and how it can continuously improve.
23, 2015, the exchange had not developed the systems needed to send out inconsistency notices automatically, HHS OIG officials say.
As a result, the OIG said it will revisit this objective later, allowing the agency time to develop the process.
The OIG recommended that CMS collect the remaining overpayments, conduct reviews on the time period after the initial audit period, continue to educate providers on correct billing of outpatient drugs, and continue to implement line item and date-of-service Medically Unlikely Edits for additional outpatient drugs.
The report proved for the first time since OIG's creation that the actual return on the investigators' gumshoe efforts is minimal, and that most of the legwork is done by government health care contractors paid to monitor their own billing records for the state.
The site (http://oig.state.gov) allows users to sign up to receive email alerts for reports, job opportunities or any other information OIG publishes; an "Alerts" link atop every page can be used to gain notification emails immediately after new information is posted on the site.
In its report, the OIG said it had also asked the US embassy in Abu Dhabi to stop requesting "special handling of traffic fines".
In July and August the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) sent letters to 3 major US transplant centers ordering them to repay more than $4.5 million in organ acquisition overcharges if they cannot document the validity of their expenses.
"The Office of Inspector General received an allegation that Bechtel was missing design control documentation for the WTP and as such, could not demonstrate that equipment was appropriately manufactured," the OIG reported.
According to the OIG report, the highest identifiable level of responsibility for Fast and Furious was Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, Jason Weinstein.