Office of the Inspector General Fraud-Fighting Results

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The Office of the Inspector General is committed to accountability and transparency in its efforts to combat fraud, waste and abuse in DHS programs. To make that happen, OIG regularly shares results of its achievements and ongoing activities with internal and external stakeholders and the general public. These include monthly statistical outcomes, as well as periodic comprehensive reports detailing overall OIG accomplishments.

 

Outcome Measures

OIG tracks a number of outcome measures every month, including projected cost avoidance and overpayments established.  Below is a overview of the results of OIG's efforts to reduce and prevent fraud in Wisconsin's public assistance programs.

COMPLAINTS: Fraud Hotline and Portal

Complaint Data collected by Office of the Inspector General

 

FOODSHARE AND MEDICAID: Recipient Fraud Prevention

Comparison of Calendar Years - data collected by Office of the Inspector General

Fraud Investigation Data collected by Office of the Inspector General

Fraud Investigation data collected by Office of the Inspector General

Fraud Overpayment data collected by Office of the Inspector General

 

MEDICAID: Provider Activity

Medicaid Provider Activity Data collected by Office of the Inspector General

 

PARIS: Interstate Matching Activity

Data collected by Office of the Inspector General

WOMEN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC): Vendor Activity Data

WIC Vendor data collected by Office of the Inspector General


Summary Reports

OIG periodically publishes reports summarizing the overall accomplishments of our fraud-fighting efforts within DHS and across the state with our various partners.

Comprehensive OIG Report

Report cover for Publication P-01220In early 2016, OIG issued its first report outlining the activities and accomplishments of the Office since its creation in 2011. This comprehensive report describes OIG's history and highlights its achievements through 2015.

 

2016 Annual Report

Report cover for Publication P-01851Since its creation, OIG has saved taxpayers over $150 million with its fraud prevention and detection efforts, including savings and overpayments established of more than $51 million in 2016 alone. The report summarizes OIG's impact in 2016.

Last Revised: February 21, 2019