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The OIG entered into a settlement agreement in January with an Arlington dental practice for $405,107.

An OIG audit makes recommendations to improve a North Texas Mental Health and Mental Retardation (MHMR) Center, which serves as the point of entry for publicly funded intellectual and developmental disability pro

This January the OIG’s dental team was asked to assist an investigation led by the FBI and the Texas Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU).

Our fraud hotline answered 6,354 calls in the second quarter of fiscal year 2020. A total of 6,801 calls were received, which is an answer rate of 93 percent.  The average wait time for callers was 19 seconds.

The Office of Inspector General published its second quarterly report for fiscal year 2020.

The uncertainty and fear surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic provide an ideal setting for criminals to take advantage of people searching for solutions.

Data analytics continues to be a driving force in the OIG’s work. It improves the agency’s accuracy and efficiency, uncovering potential fraud, waste and abuse across the health care delivery system.

The OIG recommended a policy change to Texas Medicaid after our Data and Technology team found providers billing disproportionate amounts for urine drug tests (UDTs).

The OIG conducted an audit of a Texas Medicaid and CHIP Dental Maintenance Organization (DMO).

The OIG conducted an audit of a Texas Medicaid and CHIP Dental Maintenance Organization (DMO).