Caring for All Who Have Borne the Battle: Ensuring Equity for Women Veterans at VA

Deputy Assistant Inspector General Dr. Jennifer Baptiste testified before the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on April 10th.

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Caring for All Who Have Borne the Battle: Ensuring Equity for Women Veterans at VA

Deputy Assistant Inspector General Dr. Jennifer Baptiste testified before the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on April 10th.

Improved Oversight Needed to Evaluate Network Adequacy and Contractor Performance

The VA OIG audited VHA’s oversight of its community care network third-party administrators (Optum and TriWest) to ensure VA medical facilities have sufficient access to providers.

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Improved Oversight Needed to Evaluate Network Adequacy and Contractor Performance

April 9, 2024

The VA OIG audited VHA’s oversight of its community care network third-party administrators (Optum and TriWest) to ensure VA medical facilities have sufficient access to providers.

VHA’s Failure to Properly Identify and Exclude Ineligible Providers from the VA Community Care Program

The VA OIG reviewed concerns with VHA’s process to identify providers who have been removed from VA employment due to violations of policy relating to the delivery of safe and appropriate care.

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VHA’s Failure to Properly Identify and Exclude Ineligible Providers from the VA Community Care Program

April 9, 2024

The VA OIG reviewed concerns with VHA’s process to identify providers who have been removed from VA employment due to violations of policy relating to the delivery of safe and appropriate care.

Logistics Managers Improperly Allowed Employees to Auction Off Government Property

An employee association at VA’s Denver Logistics Center funded holiday parties through the auctioning of coolers and other items received by VA as free offers with supply purchases. Click below to read more.

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Logistics Managers Improperly Allowed Employees to Auction Off Government Property

March 20, 2024

An employee association at VA’s Denver Logistics Center funded holiday parties through the auctioning of coolers and other items received by VA as free offers with supply purchases. Click below to read more.

Former Cashier at Heinz VA Medical Center Sentenced for Theft of Patient Funds

Sentenced! Former VA employee gets six months in prison for embezzling money from veterans’ accounts. Our investigation revealed that he targeted bedridden patients or those on COVID lockdown.

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Former Cashier at Heinz VA Medical Center Sentenced for Theft of Patient Funds

March 20, 2024

Sentenced! Former VA employee gets six months in prison for embezzling money from veterans’ accounts. Our investigation revealed that he targeted bedridden patients or those on COVID lockdown.

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Reports and Recommendations Published Within the Last 12 Months

190
Reports
925
Recommendations
$433M
Monetary Impact

The numbers totaled above are for published reports and recommendations only; the investigations and procurement-sensitive contract review totals can be found in the Semiannual Reports to Congress.

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