August 2017

May 2017

Audit

Dental Service Organizations: Informational Report
The IG Audit Division has completed this informational report, Dental Service Organizations, to gain an understanding of DSOs and how they support the delivery of dental services provided to Medicaid and CHIP-eligible individuals. Issued May 31, 2017. Revised November 14, 2017.

Audit

Audit of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Cost Report: Fiscal Year 2014
The IG Audit Division has completed Audit of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Cost Report: Fiscal Year 2014. This report contains the results of an audit to determine whether selected cost centers reported on the Medicare cost report were accurate, allowable, and adequately supported according to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) and state requirements. Issued May 30, 2017.

February 2017

Audit

Audit of Recovery of Overpayments Identified in Federal Audits
The IG Audit Division has completed Audit of Recovery of Overpayments Identified in Federal Audits. This report contains the results of an audit of the effectiveness of HHSC policy and processes related to the recovery of overpayments identified during federal audits. IG Audit Division Report IG-16-110 issued February 28, 2017.

Audit

Audit of DADS Claims Management System: Information Technology Interface Processing Controls
The IG Audit Division has completed the Audit of DADS Claims Management System: Information Technology Interface Processing Controls. This report contains the results of an audit of (DADS) Claims Management System, which was developed to adjudicate Medicaid fee-for-service claims for the aging and disabled Medicaid recipients of Texas served by DADS long-term care program areas. IG Audit Division Report IG-16-120 issued February 28, 2017.

Audit

Medicaid and CHIP MCO Special Investigative Units: Initiatives Underway to Improve Collaboration and Performance
The IG Audit Division has completed the informational report Medicaid and CHIP MCO Special Investigative Units: Initiatives Underway to Improve Collaboration and Performance. This report summarizes special investigative units (SIU) program effectiveness based on the results of seven audits performed by the IG Audit Division, and additional information provided by managed care organizations (MCOs) in response to an IG survey. IG Audit Division Report IG-16-018 issued February 28, 2017.

Audit

Deep East Texas Council of Governments: While HHS Contract Funds Were Used as Intended, Financial and IT Controls Should be Improved
The IG Audit Division has completed the report Deep East Texas Council of Governments: While HHS Contract Funds Were Used as Intended, Financial and IT Controls Should be Improved. This report contains the results of an audit of state funds paid to DETCOG through three contracts with Health and Human Services agencies worth $1.5 million. IG Audit Division Report IG-16-017 issued February 28, 2017.

Audit

Audit of Selected Noncompetitive Contractor Procurements Over $10 Million: Early Childhood Intervention Program Contract Between Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services and Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center
The IG Audit Division has completed Audit of Selected Noncompetitive Contractor Procurements Over $10 Million: Early Childhood Intervention Program Contract Between Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services and Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center. This report is one of a series of reports related to the audit of contractors selected as noncompetitive procurements over $10 million. IG Audit Division Report IG-16-072 issued February 21, 2017.

November 2016

Audit

Audit of Contractor Performance: Brain Synergy Institute
An audit of contractor performance and billing, and HHSC contract procurement and monitoring, of a clinical research study to treat traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans. IG Audit Division Report No IG-16-020 issued November 22, 2016.