The OIG conducted an audit of Homeward Bound, Inc., a substance use disorder treatment facility under contract with the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHS).
The Texas Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) published its second quarterly report for fiscal year 2021.
The majority of Texas Medicaid dental providers take pride in their work and deliver excellent care to their patients.
In first quarter of fiscal year 2021, approximately 61 percent of referrals the OIG Fraud Hotline sent to the Provider Investigations unit (PI) concerned home health care.
The OIG conducted an audit of State of Texas Access Reform PLUS (STAR+PLUS) nursing facility claims paid by UnitedHealthcare Community Plan (UnitedHealthcare), a managed care organization (MCO).
The OIG’s Provider Field Investigations unit continues to pursue cases resulting from a pharmacy invoice initiative.
Families in need get help buying food with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Benefit amounts are based on an applicant’s household size, income, assets and other factors.
Even in a year of unprecedented challenges, the OIG accomplished record recoveries with $503,526,689 recovered for fiscal year 2020 and $626,964,044 identified for recovery.
The Office of Inspector General is seeing an increase in cases with medically unnecessary use of vitamin infusions in long-term care facilities.