June 2, 2020

Special Report on Best Practices and Lessons Learned for DoD Contracting Officials in the Pandemic Environment (DODIG-2020-085)

Publicly Released: June 4, 2020

From 2006 through 2020, the DoD OIG and the Service Audit Agencies conducted 52 audits related to disaster relief response.  Of the 52 reports, 36 reports focused on oversight of contracting related to disaster response activities. We analyzed the 36 audit reports and identified several best practices and lessons learned related to contracting from the DoD’s previous disaster relief responses.

April 27, 2020

Special Report on Protecting Patient Health Information During the COVID‑19 Pandemic (DODIG-2020-080)

Publicly Released: April 27, 2020

The DoD Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG) recognizes that MTFs are seeing and treating patients at increasing rates. The DoD OIG is providing this document to share lessons learned and best practices that we identified during our previous work related to the security and protection of PHI at MTFs.

April 6, 2020

COVID-19 Expenditures — Lessons Learned Regarding Awareness of Potential Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Risk

On April 6, the DoD OIG shared the COVID-19 Expenditures — Lessons Learned Regarding Awareness of Potential Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Risk memorandum with DoD leaders to share best practices and lessons learned during previous oversight work. We believe that this document can help the DoD use CARES Act funds effectively, while at the same time seeking to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse.