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FY 2013 Review of VA's Compliance With the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act

VA reported $1.1 billion in improper payments in its FY 2013 Performance and Accountability Report (PAR). The OIG’s assessment of VA’s compliance with Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act (IPERA) for fiscal year (FY) 2013 is based on FY 2012 data as reported by VA. We conducted this FY...More

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John D. Daigh, Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections

Congressional Testimony - 4/9/2014

Statement of John D. Daigh, Jr., M.D. Assistant Inspector General For Healthcare Inspections Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States House Of Representatives Hearing On “A Continued As More

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Healthcare Inspection – Questionable Cardiac Interventions and Poor Management of Cardiovascular Care, Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois

OIG conducted an inspection at the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital in Hines, IL, at the request of Senator Richard Durbin and Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth concerning unnecessary cardiac interventions and poor management of cardiovascular care. We substantiated that two patients had questionable indications for coronary bypass surgery and that preoperative...More

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Audit of VHA's Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program

At the request of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Subcommittee on Health, we conducted this audit to determine if the Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program grantees appropriately expended program funds. In December 2010, VA established the SSVF program to rapidly re-house homeless...More

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Review of the Lease Awarded to Westar Development Company, LLC for the Butler, Pennsylvania Health Care Center

In June 2013, we issued an Management Advisory Memorandum advising VA of the findings of our review of the lease awarded to Westar Development Company, LLC (Westar) for the Butler Healthcare Center. We found that Westar principals made false and misleading statements regarding its veteran ownership status, past performance and...More

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Healthcare Inspection – Administrative Irregularities, Leadership Lapses, and Quality of Care Concerns, VA Central Iowa Health Care System, Des Moines, Iowa

The VA Office of Inspector General Office of Healthcare Inspections conducted an inspection in response to a request by Senators Charles Grassley and Tom Harkin, both of whom received allegations of administrative irregularities, leadership lapses, and quality of care concerns at the VA Central Iowa Health Care System. We did...More

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Veterans Support Group Director Gets 30 Months For Stealing Veteran's Identity

30-Month Sentence for Philadelphia Man Who Defrauded VA of $178K in Health Care and Compensation Benefits...Read this press release

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Administrative Investigation, Failure to Comply with Americans with Disabilities Act and VA Policy, Veterans Health Administration

4/14/2014 | Summary | Restricted - Contact our FOIA office for assistance.

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