OIG Starts Fraud Education Series for Physicians

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission's Office of Inspector General (OIG) has begun a Provider Education series to inform health professionals on OIG's efforts in detecting, deterring, and correcting fraud, waste, and abuse in the Texas Medicaid system. The first topic is Understanding Waste, Abuse, and Fraud. 

OIG will use the series as a forum to cover such topics as:

  • Defining fraud, waste, and abuse, 
  • Problem areas OIG has identified, 
  • Self-reporting, 
  • The audit process, 
  • Payment holds, 
  • Overpayments, and 
  • The due process rights afforded health professionals. 

If you'd like to suggest a topic for the series, email OIG.

Action, April 1, 2014