TDMR recently received Texas HHS-OIG’s email newsletter for February. We’re not sure how many others who are interested get this so we are going to republish it here.
|Welcome to OIG Update – a monthly newsletter from the Texas Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG). This newsletter highlights some of the OIG’s recent efforts in detecting, preventing and deterring fraud, waste and abuse in the delivery of Texas health and human services programs. Within this email, you’ll find hyperlinks to recent case highlights and an inspection conducted by our team.
Texas doctor convicted in $325 million health care fraud scheme
A federal jury found a South Texas doctor guilty for a scheme where he falsely diagnosed patients. Read how the OIG helped investigate the case.
OIG inspection finds $1 million in unrecovered state funds
The OIG made recommendations to effectively recover funds from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. Read the report.
MPI recovered $17 million during the first quarterMedicaid Program Integrity (MPI) investigates and reviews fraud, waste and abuse allegations against providers; reviews hospital and nursing facility claims and medical records; and screens providers seeking to enroll in Medicaid. Read recent case highlights from MPI.