The Strategy Division includes the Data and Technology (DAT) and Policy, Development and Innovation units.
DAT implements tools and innovative data analytic techniques that streamline OIG operations and increase the identification of fraud, waste, and abuse. DAT assesses trends and patterns regarding behavior of providers, clients and retailers participating in Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) programs. DAT consists of four units:
- Fraud Analytics
- Data Research & Analysis
- Statistical Analysis
- Data Operations
Policy, Development and Innovation serves as the health care policy subject matter expert and liaison between HHS and the OIG. The unit conducts analysis of program policies and coordinates and ensures timely and effective communications with a variety of stakeholders.