The OIG conducted an inspection to determine if Texas Medicaid Healthcare Partnership - Third Party Liability has effective processes to recover identifiable funds from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

Texas statute requires businesses, government agencies and other entities to report unclaimed funds and abandoned property to the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts established the Unclaimed Property Program to administer these funds, valued at $5.2 billion.

The OIG’s EBT Trafficking Unit collaborated with Homeland Security Investigations and the USDA Office of Inspector General to serve search warrants on a business and residence in Brownsville.

The OIG has a new web address to highlight its mission and connect with stakeholders.

ReportTexasFraud.com is the simple way to find the OIG online. The address emphasizes our work to ensure the integrity of Texas health and human services programs.

ReportTexasFraud.com redirects to our existing website, where you’ll continue to find updated information about the OIG’s work and results. Use the “Report Fraud” button at the top of the page to inform the OIG of suspected fraud, waste or abuse by a provider or recipient.

This report summarizes a series of reports on non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) services in managed transportation organizations (MTOs). As result of four audits conducted by the OIG, the MTOs have already taken corrective actions to address the relevant issues. The OIG observed that, in general, MTOs:

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

Throughout the fall, the OIG held numerous events across the regions to raise funds for the State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) and give back to their communities. The annual SECC campaign raises money for local charities and is a team-building experience across the OIG. This year, many of the offices joined forces with HHS, Access and Eligibility Services, and the Department of State Health Services housed in their buildings. Among the many events that took place were food sales, silent auctions, jeans days, a Halloween costume contest and a penny drive.