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Feb. 26, 2020

Project Announcement: Audit of the Defense Health Agency’s Controls Over Health Records of HighProfile DoD Personnel (Project No. D2020-D000AW-0037.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in February 2020. The objective of this audit is to determine whether the Defense Health Agency effectively controlled access to health records of high-profile DoD personnel, according to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Feb. 24, 2020

Project Announcement: Joint Audit of the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs Efforts to Achieve Electronic Health Record Interoperability (DoD OIG Project No. D2020-D000CR-0092.000)

The Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Inspector General and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Inspector General plan to begin the subject joint audit in February 2020. The objective of this joint audit is to determine the extent to which the actions taken by the DoD and VA in acquiring and implementing a common, commercial electronic health record system and supporting architecture will achieve interoperability among the Departments and with external health care providers.

Feb. 24, 2020

Project Announcement: Termination of the Audit of DoD Military Health System Interoperability With Health Care Systems of the Department of Veterans Affairs and External Health Care Providers (Project No. D2019-D000CR-0156.000)

We announced the subject audit on June 26, 2019, (attached). The objective was to determine whether the DoD is developing standards and implementing controls to provide interoperability between the health care systems of the DoD, Department of Veterans Affairs, and external health care providers. We are terminating this audit because we plan to conduct a joint audit with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Inspector General on actions taken by the Departments to achieve interoperability.

Feb. 18, 2020

Project Announcement: Evaluation of U.S. Central Command's Defense of Critical Assets Within its Area of Responsibility Against Missiles and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Project No. D2020-DEVOPC-0079.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in February 2020. The objective of this evaluation is to determine whether U.S. Central Command is prepared to defend critical assets within its area of responsibility against missile and unmanned aircraft system threats. We will consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Feb. 10, 2020

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Audit of the FY 2020 Defense Information Systems Agency General Fund Financial Statements (Project No. D2020-D000FL-0084.000)

Our planned oversight will begin immediately. The Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)/Chief Financial Officer, DoD, requested the audit of the Defense Information Systems Agency General Fund Financial Statements. We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Kearney & Company, P.C. (Kearney & Company), to audit the Defense Information Systems Agency’s General Fund Financial Statements for the fiscal years ending September 30, 2020, and September 30, 2019.

Feb. 10, 2020

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Audit of the FY 2020 Defense Information Systems Agency Working Capital Fund Financial Statements (Project No. D2020-D000FL-0085.000)

Our planned oversight will begin immediately. The Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)/Chief Financial Officer, DoD, requested the audit of the Defense Information Systems Agency Working Capital Fund Financial Statements. We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Kearney & Company, P.C. (Kearney & Company), to audit the Defense Information System Agency’s Working Capital Fund Financial Statements for the fiscal years ending September 30, 2020, and September 30, 2019.

Feb. 10, 2020

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Audit of the FY 2020 Military Retirement Fund Financial Statements (Project No. D2020-D000FP-0081.000)

We plan to begin the subject oversight immediately. The Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, as amended, requires this audit. In accordance with the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, the DoD Office of Inspector General is the principal auditor for the Military Retirement Fund Financial Statements.

Feb. 6, 2020

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Audit of U.S. Navy General Fund Financial Statements for FY 2020

Our planned oversight will begin immediately. The Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, as amended, requires this audit. In accordance with the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, the DoD Office of Inspector General is the principal auditor for the U.S. Navy General Fund Financial Statements.

Feb. 3, 2020

Project Announcement: Evaluation of the DoD’s Actions to Control Contamination from Perflouroalkyl and Polyflouroalkyl Substances (PFAS) at DoD Installations (Project No. D2020-DEV0SR-0088.000)

We plan to begin the congressionally requested evaluation in February 2020. The objective of this evaluation is to determine the extent that the DoD has taken steps to: identify, mitigate, and remediate contamination from Perflouroalkyl and Polyflouroalkyl Substances (PFAS) at DoD installations; and identify and inform populations exposed to PFAS at DoD installations of the associated health and safety concerns. We may revise the objective as the evaluation proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Feb. 3, 2020

Project Announcement: Evaluation of the National Industrial Security Program Contract Classification System (Project No. D2020-DEV0Sl-0082.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in February 2020. The objective of this evaluation is to determine whether DoD components are using the National Industrial Security Program Contract Classification Sysrem in accordance with guidance from the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, and whether the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency is monitoring contractors' safeguarding of DoD classified information. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.