A Message From Stuart W. Bowen Jr.

Inspector General

Texas Health and Human Services


The latest Quarterly Report, covering the third quarter of fiscal year 2016, is now available. It includes details on IG's strategy for creating a culture of excellence and innovation; an update on the IG Integrity Initiative; discusses IG’s outreach efforts and updates the agency’s activities in combating fraud, waste, and abuse; a Q&A with Heather Griffith Peterson, HHS Chief Operating Officer; and highlights the work of the Department of State Health Services, including a Q&A with Commissioner John Hellerstedt, in the Program Insight section. Click on the link to read the June 2016 Quarterly Report.

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Providers can help IG fight fraud, waste, and abuse.

IG Integrity Initiative

The HHS Inspector General has launched the IG Integrity Initiative (IGII), a voluntary collaboration between the IG, Managed Care Organizations, and Medicaid providers that will strengthen our joint efforts to develop the best Medicaid system Texas can achieve. The IG invites any MCO or provider to join this voluntary partnership to help improve the integrity of Texas' Medicaid program. 

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Amount of Funds Under IG Jurisdiction

 $32 Billion

IG Level of Effort

65 Auditors, 250 Investigators, 17 Inspectors, 100 Nurses, 2 Dentists, 1 Doctor

Programs Under IG Jurisdiction

Medicaid, SNAP, TANF

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Integrity Line: 1-800-436-6184 (toll free)

Main number: 512-491-2000



General Inquiries: Contact Us



Mailing address

P.O. Box 85200 

Austin, TX 78708-5200

Austin headquarters

11501 Burnet Road, Building 902