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The results of an OIG audit found that a Texas Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) managed care organization (MCO) incorrectly reported encounter data.

The OIG completed an inspection to determine if documentation requirements are being met when Medicaid clients receive power wheelchairs from DME (durable medical equipment) suppliers.

The Office of Inspector General recovered nearly $98 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2019, identified almost $42 million for future recoveries, and achieved $37 million in cost avoidance.

The OIG conducted an inspection to determine if managed care organization member complaint intake processes are consistent with the Uniform Managed Care Contract and Uniform Managed Care Manual requirements.

An OIG audit of a Texas hospital’s transport program found funds reimbursed in error. The OIG recommended the overpayments be returned to the state.

The Texas Senate unanimously confirmed the appointment of Sylvia Hernandez Kauffman as the Inspector General for Texas Health and Human Services for a term set to expire Feb. 1, 2020.

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Sylvia Hernandez Kauffman as the Inspector General for Health and Human Services for a term set to expire on February 1, 2020.

Texas Health and Human Services has published the 12th edition of a reference guide for Texas Medicaid and CHIP, commonly known as the Pink Book.

Governor Greg Abbott has announced Dr. Courtney Phillips as the new Executive Commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

The Office of Inspector General has released a report that identifies HHS procurement issues raised by multiple audits, reports and investigations over the last five years.