Dec. 1, 2022

Insights on Telehealth Use and Program Integrity Risks Across Selected Health Care Programs During the Pandemic

Our office joined the HHS Office of Inspector General and four other OIGs in a Pandemic Response Accountability Committee review of the use of telehealth during the pandemic at six Federal agencies. From inappropriate billing to the need for more data, we examined emerging risks to look out for to protect telehealth in the future. Read more here: https://oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-02-22-00150.asp

Nov. 30, 2022

Semiannual Report to the Congress – April 1, 2022 through September 30, 2022

Publicly Released: November 30, 2022

The Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, requires the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG) to prepare semiannual reports summarizing its activities for the preceding 6-month period. These semiannual reports are intended to keep the Secretary of Defense and Congress fully informed of significant findings, progress the DoD has made relating to those findings, and recommendations for improvement.

Nov. 22, 2022

Heads of Defense, State, and USAID Offices of Inspectors General Hold Joint Congressional Briefing

On November 18, 2022, the heads of the Offices of Inspectors General (OIGs) for the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of State (State), and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) held a joint congressional briefing on their coordinated and individual oversight activities related to Ukraine.

Nov. 16, 2022

DoD OIG Performs Audit of DoD Basic Financial Statements

On November 15, 2022, the DoD published the DoD FY 2022 Agency Financial Report, which includes the FY 2022 and FY 2021 Agency-Wide Basic Financial Statements.  The DoD Office of Inspector General (OIG) performed an audit of these Basic Financial Statements, as required by the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, and issued a disclaimer of opinion—meaning that the auditors could not obtain sufficient, appropriate audit evidence to support an opinion. 

Nov. 10, 2022

Defense, State and USAID Inspectors General visit Brussels and The Hague

Last week, leaders from the Offices of Inspectors General (OIGs) for the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of State (State), and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) concluded a joint trip to Belgium and the Netherlands to meet with U.S., allied officials, and international oversight counterparts in furtherance of their comprehensive oversight over the United States' Ukraine response.

Nov. 3, 2022

DoD OIG participates in Complex Emergencies Working Group

This week, Acting Inspector General Sean O’Donnell, Deputy Inspector General Troy Meyer, and Principal Deputy Director of the Defense Criminal Investigative Service James Ives attended the Complex Emergencies Working Group at The Hague, Netherlands.

Nov. 1, 2022

Joint Statement on Commitment to Ukraine Response Oversight

Russia’s unprovoked and sustained invasion of Ukraine is resulting in severe global hardship and heightened national security concerns. The United States is engaged in an extensive and multi-faceted response to the invasion and the programs and activities of the agencies we oversee are a crucial part of that response.

Nov. 1, 2022

DoD OIG Visits NATO and the European Union

Last week, Deputy Inspector General (IG) Troy Meyer joined a delegation from the Offices of Inspector General (OIGs) for the Department of State (State) and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to visit the U.S. Mission to the European Union, headquarters for the European Union, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. 

Oct. 24, 2022

Program Director for Diversity and Inclusion, Dana Johnson, spoke with Federal News Network

Program Director for Diversity and Inclusion, Dana Johnson, spoke with Federal News Network about the Evaluation of the DoD’s Implementations of the Military Leadership Diversity Commission’s Report Recommendations and the DoD Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan for 2012 to 2017. To listen to the interview, click here.

Oct. 5, 2022

DoD OIG Newsletter - October 2022

The DoD OIG newsletter summarizes the reports and investigations released by the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General in the previous month and those we anticipate releasing in the coming month.