October 2023 OIG Work Plan Updates

Discover the OIG's latest initiatives, as they delve into crucial areas such as children's mental health, COVID-19 impact mitigation, and child care compliance.  

Download the eBrief - October 2023 OIG Work Plan Updates

The start of a new month means it's time to check in on new Work Plan items from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG).

The October updates reveal a compelling theme focused on addressing the needs of some of the most vulnerable populations in the United States.

Download our new eBrief, “October 2023 OIG Work Plan Updates,” for expert insights into:

    • New scrutiny of follow up efforts and timeframes for children enrolled in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program who had an emergency department visit or hospitalization for a suicide attempt or intentional self-harm  
    • Efforts to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on racial and ethnic minorities, as well as rural and socially vulnerable populations 
    • Upcoming OIG audits on related to Federal funding to subsidize child care expenditures of low-income families 
    • Two nationwide OIG audits around state agencies’ efforts to ensure the safety of children in foster care placements