(See Special Advisory Bulletin Under News or Spotlight Link) The Office of Inspector General's (OIG) List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE) provides information to health care providers, patients, and others regarding individuals and entities that are excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid, and other Federal health care programs. Information is readily available to users in two formats on over 15,000 individuals and entities currently excluded from program participation through action taken by the OIG.
The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA) is a unique, issue-based organization comprising private- and public-sector individuals and organizations responsible for the detection, investigation, and prosecution of health care fraud.
The Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) issues a fraud alert when it has identified an apparent Medicare scam, or fraudulent scheme, which is operating in multiple States. Alerts are appropriate if the scheme represents a potentially significant loss in dollars to Medicare or it poses a threat to patient health or safety. The alerts are issued to all Medicare fraud units, federal and selected State law enforcement agencies and as appropriate, provider and beneficiary groups. The purpose of the alerts is enable Medicare, as well as its providers and program beneficiaries, to protect themselves from these fraudulent schemes.
The Inspector General Act of 1978 (Public Law 95-452), as amended, requires that the Inspector General report semiannually to the head of the Department and the Congress on the activities of the office during the 6-month periods ending March 31 and September 30. The semiannual reports are intended to keep the Secretary and the Congress fully and currently informed of significant findings and recommendations by the Office of Inspector General.
The Department of Defense (DoD) Inspector General serves as an independent and objective official in DoD responsible for conducting, supervising, monitoring and initiating audits and investigations relating to the programs and operations of the DoD. The Inspector General provides leadership and coordination and recommends policies for activities designed to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of, and to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in, such programs and operations.
Taxpayers Against Fraud, The False Claims Act Legal Center (TAF) is a nonprofit public interest organization dedicated to combating fraud against the Federal Government through the promotion of the qui tam provisions of the federal False Claims Act and the filing of whistleblower lawsuits.
FDA ensures that medicines and medical devices are safe and effective.
“On October 1, 2013, the Department of Defense established the Defense Health Agency (DHA) to manage the activities of the Military Health System. These activities include those previously managed by TRICARE Management Activity (TMA), which was disestablished on the same date. During the next several months, all TMA websites will change to reflect the new DHA. We appreciate your patience during this transition."
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information, products or services contained therein. For other than
authorized government activities. The Defense Health Agency does not
exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at other
locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of
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