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FSIS faces scrutiny over OIG audit - Meat & Poultry



FSIS faces scrutiny over OIG audit 
Meat & Poultry
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the US Dept. of Agriculture concluded that FSIS equivalency audits were inconsistent and that the inspection program was vulnerable to weaknesses that increase the risk of contaminated or adulterated food ...

 


OIG says USDA reviews of exporting countries are inadequate - Food Safety News



Food Safety News
 
OIG says USDA reviews of exporting countries are inadequate 
Food Safety News
?A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines,? said early-American philosopher and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson. But in the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) at the U.S. Department ...

 


DeLauro slams USDA for significant deficiencies revealed in recent OIG audit - High Plains Journal



DeLauro slams USDA for significant deficiencies revealed in recent OIG audit 
High Plains Journal
?Unfortunately, the latest OIG audit of FSIS presents significant evidence that FSIS is failing to live up to its mission. OIG concluded that FSIS evaluations of foreign countries' food safety systems are 'vulnerable to weaknesses that increase the ...

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Pennsylvania Office of Inspector General charges 63 people with welfare fraud - FOX43.com



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Pennsylvania Office of Inspector General charges 63 people with welfare fraud 
FOX43.com
The restitution owed the commonwealth in these cases totals $252,435.58, the OIG announcement said. Additional cost savings will be realized as the defendants will be temporarily disqualified from receiving public benefits in the programs they defrauded.
63 in Pa. charged with welfare fraud in August The Evening Sun

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HHS OIG Investigating FDA's Enforcement Of Opioid REMS - Inside Health Policy



HHS OIG Investigating FDA's Enforcement Of Opioid REMS 
Inside Health Policy
In the wake of the HHS Office of Inspector General's 2013 findings that FDA failed to identify ways to evaluate whether manufacturers are complying with Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies, OIG is now investigating FDA's oversight of REMS ...

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Chief deputy US Marshal traded sex in the office for prime parking spot - Washington Examiner



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Chief deputy US Marshal traded sex in the office for prime parking spot 
Washington Examiner
"The OIG also found that in connection with his personal relationships, the CDUSM allowed multiple unauthorized non-government employees whom he was dating to park their personal vehicles within and in front of government property," according to a ...
Chief deputy US marshal engaged in sexual activity on government property, report finds CNN

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OIG says FDA needs to boost efficiency to meet federal law - Food Safety News



Food Safety News
 
OIG says FDA needs to boost efficiency to meet federal law 
Food Safety News
In a 35-page report issued this week after a review of FDA inspections of domestic food facilities, the OIG also says the food safety agency ?did not always take action when it uncovered significant inspection violations-those found during inspections ...
HHS OIG Finds Major Gaps In FDA Domestic Food Inspections Inside Health Policy
OIG Report Finds Holes In FDA Food Facility Inspections Law360 (subscription)

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OIG: Investigation of Tom Price's charter travel is 'underway' - Politico



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OIG: Investigation of Tom Price's charter travel is 'underway' 
Politico
?We take this matter very seriously, and when questions arose about potentially inappropriate travel, we immediately began assessing the issue,? the OIG spokesperson said. ?I can confirm that work is underway and will be completed as soon as possible.?.
OIG is investigating Tom Price's travel on private jets Healthcare Finance News
OIG investigating Tom Price's use of private jets; Price says he'll stop using private planes during probe FierceHealthcare
Report: OIG to Investigate Private Jet Travel by Tom Price HealthLeaders Media
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The OIG issues dozens of new audit reports - The National Law Review



The OIG issues dozens of new audit reports 
The National Law Review
Just in time for the end of the federal fiscal year (September 30), the HUD Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a flurry of internal and external audit reports over the last few weeks on a wide variety of topics. They include: CDBG disaster grant ...

 


OIG: Medicare overpaid acute care hospitals $51.6M - Becker's Hospital Review



OIG: Medicare overpaid acute care hospitals $51.6M 
Becker's Hospital Review
Acute care hospitals owe Medicare $51.6 million and patients $14.4 million due to inappropriate overpayments, according to a report from HHS' Office of Inspector General. Acute care hospitals are not supposed to be paid by Medicare for outpatient ...
News Alert: OIG Slams CMS for 100% Error Rate and Nearly $100 ... RACmonitor (press release) (blog)
Medicare Overpaid $51.6M to Acute Care Hospitals | HealthLeaders ... HealthLeaders Media

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