HHS OIG Reports Record $43 Billion in Savings and Recoveries

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on December 16, 2007

Press release: “The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Semiannual Report to Congress reported total fiscal year (FY) 2007 savings and expected recoveries of $43 billion; $5 billion more than last year and more than double the savings and recoveries of just five years ago. OIG’s FY 2007 $43.08 billion in savings encompasses $39 billion in implemented recommendations and other actions to put funds to better use; $1.9 billion in audit receivables, up from $789 million in FY 2006; and $2.18 billion in investigative receivables, an increase of $578 million from FY 2006.”

  • HHS OIG Final Semiannual Report: Fiscal Year 2007
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