Read about our top reports and investigations in April 2015 Assistant Inspector General Testifies Before House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on Mismanagement and Data Manipulation at the Philadelphia and Oakland VA Regional Offices Linda A. Halliday, Assistant Inspector General (AIG) for Audits and Evaluations, testified before the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, United States...Read the Monthly Highlights
We conducted the fiscal year (FY) 2014 review to determine whether VA complied with the requirements of the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act (IPERA). VA reported improper payment estimates totaling approximately $1.6 billion in its FY 2014 Performance and Accountability Report (PAR) compared with $1.1 billion in its FY 2013...More
Congressional Testimony - 5/14/2015
Statement of Linda A. Halliday Assistant Inspector General For Audits And Evaluations Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Subcommittee On Oversight And Investigations Committee On Veterans’ Affairs United States House Of Representatives Hearing On “Waste, Fraud, And Abuse In VA’s Purchase Card Program” May 14, 2015 Read
Congressional Testimony - 4/30/2015
Statement of The Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Committee On Veterans’ Affairs United States House Of Representatives Hearing On “Examining Access And Quality Of Care And Services For Women Veterans” April 30, 2015 Read
Brookings Names VA OIG as Second Most Productive OIG in Government Based on Last 5 Years’ Return on Investment
In a paper issued April 30, 2015, the Center for Effective Public Management at Brookings issued a paper assessing the benefits Office of Inspector General bring to government. The paper focuses on Return on Investment (ROI)—the most quantifiable metric of agency performance. The Social Security OIG was first...