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OIG auditors reviewed claims submitted by American Medical Response (AMR), a ground emergency ambulance services provider, to verify that documentation accurately depicted the level of services performed.

The OIG Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Trafficking Unit investigates allegations of retailers' misusing or trafficking Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.

Recently, the OIG audited Elara Caring, a Home and Community Support Services Agency, finding the provider complied with most program requirements, including developing Individual Service Plans (ISP) for clients.

The OIG released provider investigation results for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2022 in the latest edition of the quarterly report.

A recent OIG inspection of Westchase Health and Rehabilitation Center found the facility accurately reported 85 percent of reviewed records; however, the facility lacked standard timekeeping procedures. 

The OIG updated the Audit and Inspections Plan for fiscal year 2023, which outlines potential audit and inspections areas and topics.

The OIG’s Benefits Program Integrity (BPI) unit completed more than 15,000 investigations involving some form of benefit recipient overpayment or fraud allegation in fiscal year 2022.

The OIG released the findings of an audit on the Dallas County Health and Human Services administration of a $7.9 million grant issued to reduce sexually transmitted diseases.

The OIG collaborates with law enforcement across Texas to hold individuals accountable who seek to defraud health and human services.

The OIG has focused the evolution of fraud, waste and abuse (FWA) detection on a foundation of data analytics.