OIG Podcasts

On March 30, 2012, in Documents, by AQ-IQ LLC

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Medicare Hospices Have Financial Incentives To Provide Care in Assisted Living Facilities

January 14, 2015
Jenell Clarke-Whyte, a team leader for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections, is interviewed by Nancy Harrison, Deputy Regional Inspector General for Office of Evaluation and Inspections in New York.

Statistical Sampling in OIG Reviews

January 12, 2015 Podcast
Jared Smith, a statistician for the Office of Audit Services, is interviewed by Lisa Wombles, a senior auditor for Audit Services.

HHS Annual Financial Report and Fiscal Year 2014 Audit of HHS Consolidated Financial Statements

December 23, 2014
Kay Daly, Assistant Inspector General for Audit Services, is interviewed by Sara Glickman, a senior auditor for the Office of Audit Services.

Access to Medicaid Managed Care

December 9, 2014
Vince Greiber, a program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections, is interviewed by Meridith Seife, the Deputy Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in New York.

Health Insurance Marketplaces Generally Protected Personally Identifiable Information but Could Improve Certain Information Security Controls

September 23, 2014
Tom Salmon, an Assistant Inspector General for Audit Services, is interviewed by Sheri Fulcher, Regional Inspector General for Audit Services.

Manufacturer Safeguards May Not Prevent Copayment Coupon Use for Part D Drugs

September 19, 2014
Melissa Baker, a team leader for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Chicago, is interviewed by Laura Kordish, Deputy Regional Inspector General for Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

Hospital Emergency Preparedness and Response During Superstorm Sandy

September 17, 2014
Petra Nealy, a senior analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Dallas, is interviewed by Ben Gaddis, a program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

Medicare Part B Prescription Drug Dispensing and Supplying Fee Payment Rates

September 16, 2014
John Fitzsimmons, a senior auditor for the Office of Audit Services in Oklahoma City, is interviewed by Warren Lundy, an audit manager for Audit Services.

Compliance with Federal Regulations for Reporting Allegations of Abuse or Neglect

August 18, 2014
Rae Hutchison, a senior program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Kansas City, is interviewed by Brian Whitley, Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

Fraud and Abuse with HIV Drugs

August 6, 2014
Jodi Nudelman, Regional Inspector General for Evaluation and Inspections in New York, interviews Tom O’Donnell, a Special Agent in Charge for the Office of Investigations in New York, and Miriam Anderson, a team leader in the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

Early Enrollment Challenges in Health Insurance Marketplaces

July 1, 2014
Marc DeGuzman, a senior auditor in Los Angeles, interviews Maria Silvestre, a senior auditor in San Diego, about internal controls to safeguard enrollment in health insurance marketplaces. In the second half of the podcast, Russ Hereford, a Deputy Regional Inspector General interviews Danielle Fletcher, a program analyst in Boston, about marketplaces resolving inconsistencies with applicant enrollment information.

Improper Payments for Evaluation and Management Services Cost Medicare Billions in 2010

May 29, 2014
Rachel Bessette, Program Analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections is interviewed by Dwayne Grant, Regional Inspector General in Atlanta.

Medicare Inappropriately Paid Hospitals’ Inpatient Claims Subject to the Postacute Care Transfer Policy

May 28, 2014
Kim Kennedy, a senior auditor for the Office of Audit Services, is interviewed by Alice Norwood, audit manager in San Francisco.

Reducing Hospital Outpatient Department Payment Rates for Ambulatory Surgical Center-Approved Procedures to Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Rates Could Save Billions

April 17, 2014
Shirley Loos, a senior auditor for the Office of Audit Services, is interviewed by Lynn Barker, audit manager in Indianapolis.

Limited Compliance With Medicare’s Home Health Face-To-Face Requirement

April 10, 2014
Danielle Fletcher, a program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections, is interviewed by Joyce Greenleaf, Regional Inspector General in Boston.

Durable Medical Equipment Competitive Bidding Round 1 Rebid Program

April 8, 2014
Brian Anderson, a senior auditor for the Office of Audit Services, is interviewed by Jaime Saucedo, audit manager in Chicago.

Questionable Billing for Medicaid Pediatric Dental Services in New York

March 26, 2014
Lucia Fort, a program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections, is interviewed by Meridith Seife, the Deputy Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in New York.

Medicaid Rates for Residential Habilitation Services Provided at New York State-Operated Residences

March 12, 2014
Jennifer Webb, an audit manager for the Office of Audit Services, is interviewed by James Edert, Regional Inspector General for Audit Services in New York.

Adverse Events in Skilled Nursing Facilities

March 3, 2014
Jeremy Moore, a team leader for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Dallas, is interviewed by Lyndsay Patty, a team leader for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

Expanding the DRG Window

February 19, 2014
Lisa Minich, a team leader for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Chicago, is interviewed by Ann Maxwell, Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

Contract Pharmacy Arrangements in the 340B Drug Discount Program

February 5, 2014
Adam Freeman, a program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Chicago, is interviewed by Ann Maxwell, Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

World Trade Center Health Program

January 30, 2014
Glenn Richter, an audit manager for the Office of Audit Services, is interviewed by Brenda Tierney, an audit manager in Albany, New York.

Review of Maryland’s Federal Medicaid Withdrawals

January 16, 2014
Miquel Darcey, a senior auditor for the Office of Audit Services, is interviewed by Warren Lundy, an audit manager in Oklahoma City.

Medicare Administrative Contractors’ Performance

January 9, 2014
Tara Bernabe, a team leader for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections, is interviewed by Linda Ragone, Deputy Regional Inspector General in Philadelphia.

Fraud Safeguards in Electronic Health Records

January 8, 2014
Danielle Fletcher, a program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections, is interviewed by Joyce Greenleaf, Regional Inspector General in Boston.

Reviews of Clinicians Tied to High Cumulative Payments Could Strengthen Medicare Integrity Efforts

December 20, 2013
Richard Navarro, a senior auditor for the Office of Audit Services, is interviewed by Robert Proscia, an auditor for Audit Services in Boston.

Contractors Overpaid Millions to Providers for Herceptin

November 29, 2013
Leslie Preuss, a senior auditor for the Office of Audit Services, is interviewed by Jaime Saucedo, an audit manager for Audit Services in Chicago.

Nursing Home Resident Hospitalizations Merit Additional Monitoring

November 19, 2013
Jeremy Moore, Team Leader for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Dallas, is interviewed by Blaine Collins, Deputy Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

Child Care and Development Fund: Monitoring of Licensed Child Care Providers

November 5, 2013
Teresa Dailey, a program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Kansas City, is interviewed by Brian Whitley, Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

Medicare Payments Made on Behalf of Deceased Beneficiaries in 2011

October 31, 2013
Rachel Bessette, a program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Atlanta, is interviewed by Jaime Durley, Deputy Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

Family Day Care Home Providers and State Health and Safety License Requirements

October 21, 2013
Tammy Levesque, a senior auditor for the Office of Audit Services, is interviewed by Cathy Warren, auditor for the Office of Audit Services in Boston.

First Level of the Medicare Appeals Process

October 3, 2013
Maria Maddaloni, a team leader for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Boston, is interviewed by Joyce Greenleaf, Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System

September 19, 2013
Nicole Hrycyk, a team leader for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Chicago, is interviewed by Ann Maxwell, Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

Recovery Audit Contractors and Improper Payments

September 4, 2013 Podcast
David Samchok, a program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Atlanta, is interviewed by Jaime Durley, Deputy Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

Critical Access Hospital Designations

August 15, 2013 Podcast
Brian Jordan, a program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Chicago, is interviewed by Ann Maxwell, Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

State Regulations for License-Exempt Child Care Providers

July 11, 2013 Podcast
Teresa Dailey, a program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Kansas City, is interviewed by Brian Whitley, Acting Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

PEPFAR Funds Spending Oversight

July 2, 2013 Podcast
Mark Wimple, Supervisory Auditor for the Office of Audit Services, is interviewed by Lori Pilcher, Regional Inspector General for Audit Services in Atlanta.

Drug Diversion Overview

June 24, 2013 Podcast
Jennifer Trussell, Special Agent in Charge in the Office of Investigations, is interviewed by Roberta Baskin, Director of Media Communications.

Community Services Block Grant Spending Oversight

June 4, 2013 Podcast
Claudia Miller, senior auditor with the Office of Audit Services in Boston, is interviewed by Cathy Warren, auditor for Audit Services.

Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver Program

May 23, 2013 Podcast
Brenda Tierney, an audit manager for the Office of Audit Services, is interviewed by James Edert, Regional Inspector General for Audit Services in New York.

Medicaid Costs for Home Blood-Glucose Test Strips Could Be Significantly Reduced

May 9, 2013 Podcast
Mike Barton, an auditor for the Office of Audit Services, is interviewed by Sheri Fulcher, Regional Inspector General for Audit Services in Chicago.

Anesthesia Service Payments

May 8, 2013 Podcast
Kristin Scully, an auditor for the Office of Audit Services in San Diego, is interviewed by Lori Ahlstrand, Regional Inspector General for Audit Services in San Francisco.

Private Health Insurance Submissions to the HealthCare.gov Plan Finder

April 12, 2013 Podcast
Amy Sernyak, a Program Analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Philadelphia, is interviewed by Linda Ragone, Deputy Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

HHS Compliance with the Improper Payments Information Act

April 9, 2013 Podcast
Kay Daly, Assistant Inspector General for Audit Services, sits down with Roberta Baskin, Director of Media Communications.

Hospital Compliance Initiative

April 3, 2013 Podcast
Kim Rapoza, an audit manager in Boston for the Office of Audit Services, sits down with Jeannette Gaughan, senior auditor for Audit Services.

Oversight of Medicare Prescription Drug Decisions

March 5, 2013 Podcast
Ann Maxwell, Regional Inspector General in Chicago for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections, sits down with Roberta Baskin, Director of Media Communications.

Skilled Nursing Facilities Often Fail to Meet Care Planning and Discharge Planning Requirements

February 28, 2013 Podcast
Judy Kellis, a Team Leader for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in New York, sits down with Sheila Nair, Public Affairs Specialist, to discuss the report Skilled Nursing Facilities Often Fail to Meet Care Planning and Discharge Planning Requirements.

REMS Plans Assess Risky Drugs

February 13, 2013 Podcast
Sarah Langford, a program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Atlanta, is interviewed by Jaime Durley, Deputy Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

Unlawfully Present and Incarcerated Medicare Patients

January 24, 2013 Podcast
Chris Bresette, an audit manager for the Office of Audit Services in Kansas City, is interviewed by Patrick Cogley, Regional Inspector General for Audit Services.

Contractors’ Fraud Prevention Activities in Community Mental Health Centers

January 15, 2013 Podcast
Evan Godfrey, a program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Atlanta, is interviewed by Jaime Durley, Deputy Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

Medicaid Third-Party Liability Savings Increased, But Challenges Remain

January 15, 2013 Podcast
Ann Maxwell, Regional Inspector General for Evaluation and Inspections in Chicago, is interviewed by Roberta Baskin, OIG Director of Media Communications.

Home Health Agency Oversight

December 20, 2012 Podcast
David Samchok, a program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Atlanta, is interviewed by Jaime Durley, Deputy Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

Preventive Screenings for Medicaid Children

December 4, 2012 Podcast
Ann Maxwell, Regional Inspector General for Evaluation and Inspections in Chicago, is interviewed by Roberta Baskin, OIG Director of Media Communications.

Personal Care Services

November 15, 2012 Podcast
Christi Grimm, Special Assistant to the Inspector General, sits down with Roberta Baskin, Director of Media Communications, to discuss the new OIG Portfolio, Personal Care Services: Trends, Vulnerabilities, and Recommendations for Improvement.

Skilled Nursing Facilities

November 13, 2012 Podcast
Jodi Nudelman, Region II Inspector General for Evaluation and Inspections in New York, is interviewed by Roberta Baskin, OIG Director of Media Communications.

Dietary Supplements

October 3, 2012 Podcast
Roberta Baskin, Director of Media Communications, sits down with Melissa Hafner, Program Analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections (OEI) in Boston to discuss two recent reports, Dietary Supplements: Companies May Be Difficult To Locate in an Emergency and Dietary Supplements: Structure/Function Claims Fail To Meet Federal Requirements.

Questionable Billing by Community Mental Health Centers

August 21, 2012 Podcast
Latrice Rollins, a program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Atlanta, is interviewed by Jaime Durley, Deputy Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

Adverse Events in Hospitals

July 20, 2012 Podcast
Ruth Ann Dorrill, a Deputy Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Dallas, is interviewed by Roberta Baskin, OIG Director of Media Communications.

Quality of Care Oversight in Medicaid Waiver Programs

June 27, 2012 Podcast
Meridith Seife, a Deputy Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in New York, is interviewed by Roberta Baskin, OIG Director of Media Communications.

Vaccines for Children Program: Vulnerabilities in Vaccine Management

June 6, 2012 Podcast
Holly Williams, a program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Atlanta, is interviewed by Dwayne Grant, Regional Inspector General for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections.

May, 2012 OIG Update

Highlighting the work of the Office of Inspector General

April, 2012 OIG Update

Highlighting the work of the Office of Inspector General

March, 2012 OIG Update

Highlighting the work of the Office of Inspector General

Radiological and Nuclear Preparedness

January 25, 2012 Podcast
Hannah Burk, a program analyst for the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in Atlanta, is interviewed by Roberta Baskin, OIG Director of Media Communications.

Medicare Hospices That Focus on Nursing Facility Residents

July 19, 2011 Podcast
Jodi Nudelman, Region II Inspector General for Evaluation and Inspections in New York, is interviewed by Roberta Baskin, OIG Director of Media Communications

 

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