Statements to Congress

John D. Daigh, Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections

Congressional Testimony - 3/26/2015

Statement Of John D. Daigh, Jr., M.D., CPA Assistant Inspector General For Healthcare Inspections Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Committee On Veterans’ Affairs United States Senate Hearing On “Opiate Prescription Policies Of The Department Of Veterans Affairs And Efforts In Combating Vermedication” March 26, 2015 Read

Richard J. Griffin, Deputy Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 3/19/2015

Statement of Richard J. Griffin Deputy Inspector General Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Committee On Appropriations Subcommittee On Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies United States House Of Representatives, March 19, 2015 Read

Maureen T. Regan, Counselor to the Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 3/16/2015

Statement of Maureen T. Regan Counselor To The Inspector General Office Of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Committee On Veterans’ Affairs United States House of Representatives Hearing On “The Power Of Legislative Inquiry – Improving The VA By Improving Transparency” March 16, 2015 Read

Maureen T. Regan, Counselor to the Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 3/16/2015

Oral Statement of Maureen T. Regan Counselor to the Inspector General Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs Before the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States House of Representatives Hearing on “The Power of Legislative Inquiry- Improving the VA by Improving Transparency” March 16, 2015 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 11/18/2014

Statement of Sondra F. McCauley Deputy Assistant Inspector General For Audits And Evaluations Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Committee On Veterans’ Affairs United States House Of Representatives Hearing On “VA’s Longstanding Information Security Weaknesses Are Increasing Patient Wait Times And Allowing Extensive Data Manipulation” November 18, 20104 Read

Linda A.Halliday, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 10/3/2014

OIG Statement at House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee Field Hearing on “Rhetoric v. Reality: Investigating the Continued Failures of the Philadelphia VA Regional Office - Statement of Linda Halliday, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations, before the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, Committee on Veterans Affairs, US House of Representatives, Field Hearing, October 3, 2014, at Burlington County College, Pemberton Campus, Pemberton, New Jersey. Read

Richard J. Griffin, Deputy Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 9/17/2014

Statement of Richard J. Griffin Acting Inspector General Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Committee On Veterans’ Affairs United States House Of Representatives Hearing On “Scheduling Manipulation And Veterans Deaths In Phoenix: Examination Of The OIG’s Final Report ” September 17, 2014 Read

Richard J. Griffin, Deputy Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 9/17/2014

Oral Statement Of Richard J. Griffin Acting Inspector General Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Committee On Veterans’ Affairs United States House Representatives Hearing On “Scheduling Manipulation And Veteran Deaths In Phoenix: Examination Of The OIG’s Final Report” September 17, 2014 Read

Richard J. Griffin, Deputy Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 9/9/2014

Statement of Richard J. Griffin Acting Inspector General Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Committee On Veterans’ Affairs United States Senate Hearing On “The State Of VA Healthcare” September 9, 2014 Read

Linda A.Halliday, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 7/14/2014

Statement of Linda A. Halliday Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States House Of Representatives Hearing On “Evaluation Of The Process To Achieve VBA Goals” July 14, 2014 Read

Richard J. Griffin, Deputy Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 6/9/2014

Statement of Richard J. Griffin Acting Inspector General Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before the Committee On Veterans’ Affairs United States House of Representatives Oversight Hearing On "Data Manipulation And Access To VA Healthcare: Testimony From GAO, IG, And VA" June 9, 2014 Read

Linda A.Halliday, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 5/30/2014

Statement of Linda A. Halliday Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States House of Representatives Hearing on “Defined Expectations: Evaluating VA’s Performance in the Service Member Transition Process” May 29, 2014 Read

Richard J. Griffin, Deputy Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 5/15/2014

Statement of Richard J. Griffin Acting Inspector General Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before Committee On Veterans’ Affairs United States Senate Hearing On “The State Of VA Health Care” May 15, 2014 Read

Richard J. Griffin, Deputy Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 5/15/2014

Oral Statement Of Richard J. Griffin Acting Inspector General Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before Committee On Veterans’ Affairs United States Senate Hearing On “The State Of VA Health Care” May 15, 2014 Read

John D. Daigh, Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections

Congressional Testimony - 4/9/2014

Statement of John D. Daigh, Jr., M.D. Assistant Inspector General For Healthcare Inspections Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States House Of Representatives Hearing On “A Continued Assessment Of Delays In VA Medical Care And Preventable Veteran Deaths” April 9, 2014 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 12/4/2013

Statement of Sondra F. McCauley Deputy Assistant Inspector General For Audits And Evaluations Office Of Inspector General, Department Of Veterans Affairs Before The Subcommittee On Disability Assistance And Memorial Affairs Committee On Veterans’ Affairs United States House Of Representatives Hearing On “Adjudicating VA’s Most Complex Disability Claims: Ensuring Quality Accuracy, And Consistency On Complicated Issues” December 4, 2013 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 11/20/2013

Statement of Linda A. Halliday Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Committee On Veterans’ Affairs United States House of Representatives Hearing On “Building VA’s Future – Confronting Persistent Challenges in VA’s Major Construction And Lease Programs” November 20, 2013 Read

Richard J. Griffin, Deputy Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 10/30/2013

Statement of Richard J. Griffin Deputy Inspector General Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before the Committee On Oversight And Government Reform United States House of Representatives Hearing on VA Conferences in Orlando, Florida October 30, 2013 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 8/7/2013

Statement of Michael L. Shepherd, M.D., Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, Before Committee On Veterans’ Affairs, United States Senate, Field Hearing On: “Ensuring Veterans Receive the Care They Deserve: Addressing VA Mental Health Program Management” August 7, 2013 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 7/19/2013

Statement of Michael L. Shepherd, M.D., Before The Subcommittee on Health, Committee On Veterans’ Affairs, U.S. States House of Representatives, Hearing: “Care and Treatment Available To Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma,” July 19, 2013 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 6/4/2013

Statement of Linda A. Halliday Before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives, Hearing: “How Secure is Veterans’ Private Information?’ Read

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Congressional Testimony - 5/21/2013

Statement of the Office of Inspector General before the Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, United States House of Representative, Legislative Hearing, on May 21, 2013 Read

Richard J. Griffin, Deputy Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 4/18/2013

Statement of Richard J. Griffin Deputy Inspector General Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Subcommittee On Military Construction Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies Committee On Appropriations United States Senate Hearing On VA Challenges In Fiscal Year 2014 April 18, 2013 Read

Linda A.Halliday, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 4/10/2013

Statement Of Linda A. Halliday Assistant Inspector General For Audits And Evaluations Office Of Inspector General Department Of Veterans Affairs Before The Subcommittee On Disability Assistance And Memorial Affairs Committee On Veterans’ Affairs United States House Of Representatives Hearing On Sustaining The Sacred Trust: An Update On Our National Cemeteries April 10, 2013 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 3/13/2013

Statement of Linda A. Halliday Assistant Inspector General For Audits and Evaluations Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Subcommittee On Health Committee On Veterans’ Affairs United States House Of Representatives Hearing On Meeting Patient Care Needs: Measuring The Value Of VA Physician Staffing Standards March 13, 2013 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 2/13/2013

Statement of Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs To The Committee On Veterans’ Affairs United States House Of Representatives Hearing On Honoring The Commitment: Overcoming Barriers To Quality Mental Health Care For Veterans February 13, 2013 Read

Linda A.Halliday, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 2/5/2013

Statement of Linda A. Halliday Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Subcommittee On Disability Assistance And Memorial Affairs Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States House of Representatives Hearing On The 100 Percent Temporary Disability Rating: An Examination Of Its Effective Use February 5, 2013 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 9/14/2012

Statement of Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs to Subcommittee on Health Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States House of Representatives Hearing on VA Fee Basis: Examining Solutions to A Flawed System September 14, 2012 Read

James J. O'Neill, Assistant Inspector General for Investigations

Congressional Testimony - 8/2/2012

Statement of James J. O’Neill, Assistant Inspector General For Investigations, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs, before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, United States House of Representatives, hearing on “Odyssey of The Center For Veterans Enterprise”, August 2, 2012 Read

Linda A.Halliday, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 6/19/2012

Statement of Linda A. Halliday, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations, before the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, United States House of Representatives, “Reclaiming the Process: Examining the VBA Claims Transformation Plan As A Means to Effectively Serve Our Veterans”, June 19, 2012 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 6/6/2012

OIG Statement before the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, United States House of Representatives hearing on “Through the Looking Glass: Return to PPV”, June 6, 2012 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 6/6/2012

OIG Statement for the Record for the Select Committee on Aging, United States Senate, on VA’s Aid and Attendance Program, June 6, 2012 Read

Linda A.Halliday, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 5/30/2012

Statement of Linda A. Halliday, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations, before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, United States House of Representatives, Purchasing Perspective: VA ‘s Prosthetics Paradox, May 30, 2012. Read

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Congressional Testimony - 5/16/2012

OIG Statement before the Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, United States House of Representatives, on Review of the Current Capabilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs to Deliver State-Of-The-Art Care to Veterans with Amputations, May 16, 2012 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 5/8/2012

OIG Statement before the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, United States House of Representatives, VA Mental Health Care Staffing: Ensuring Quality and Quantity, May 8, 2012 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 4/25/2012

OIG Statement before the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, United States Senate, on VA Mental Health Care: Evaluating Access and Assessing Care, April 25, 2012. Read

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Congressional Testimony - 4/10/2012

Statement of Sondra F. McCauley Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, United States Senate On The State of Services to Veterans in Hawaii April 10, 2012 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 3/14/2012

Statement of Linda A. Halliday Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States Senate Hearing On Ending Homelessness Among Veterans – VA’s Progress On Its 5 year Plan March 14, 2012 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 2/7/2012

Statement of Belinda J. Finn Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations, And Procurement Reform Committee On Oversight And Government Reform United States House Of Representatives Hearing On “Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Preference in Federal Procurement” February 7, 2012 Read

Linda A.Halliday, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 2/1/2012

Statement Of Linda A. Halliday Deputy Assistant Inspector General For Audits And Evaluations Office of Inspector General U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs Before The Committee On Veterans’ Affairs United States House Of Representatives Hearing On Examining VA’s Pharmaceutical Prime Vendor Contract February 1, 2012 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 11/15/2011

Statement of Belinda J. Finn Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Office of Inspector General U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States House of Representatives Hearing on Potential Budgetary Savings Within VA: Recommendations From Veterans Service Organizations Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 7/28/2011

Statement of Belinda J. Finn 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 “Improving Contracting Opportunities for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Through The Federal Government” July 28, 2011 Read

John D. Daigh, Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections

Congressional Testimony - 7/14/2011

Statement of John D. Daigh, Jr., M.D. Assistant Inspection General for Healthcare Inspections Office of Inspector General U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Before the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States Senate Hearing on “VA Mental Health Care: Closing the Gaps” July 14, 2011 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 6/13/2011

Statement of Joseph G. Sullivan, Jr. Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigations Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs Before the Subcommittee on Health Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States House of Representatives Hearing on the Department of Veterans Affairs Policies and Actions to Prevent Sexual Assaults and Other Safety Incidents at VA Medical Facilities on June 13, 2011 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 6/2/2011

Statement of Belinda J. Finn Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before The Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States House of Representatives Hearing On Under-Performing VA Regional Offices June 2, 2011 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 5/11/2011

Statement of Belinda J. Finn 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 “Reboot: Examining VA’s IT Strategy for the 21st Century” May 11, 2011 Read

John D. Daigh, Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections

Congressional Testimony - 5/3/2011

Statement of John D. Daigh, Jr., M.D. Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections Office of Inspector General U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Before the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States House of Representatives Hearing on “Sacred Obligation: Restoring Veteran Trust and Patient Safety” May 3, 2011 Read

John D. Daigh, Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections

Congressional Testimony - 4/26/2011

Statement of John D. Daigh, Jr., M.D. Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections Office of Inspector General U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs At A Field Hearing Before the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States Senate in Dayton, Ohio April 26, 2011 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 4/13/2011

Statement of Belinda J. Finn Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Office of Inspector General U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs before The Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States House of Representatives “Inspect What You Expect: Construction Contracting Practices at VA” APRIL 13, 2011 Read

Richard J. Griffin, Deputy Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 3/9/2011

Statement of Richard J. Griffin Deputy Inspector General Office of Inspector General U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs before The Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations United States House of Representatives Hearing on “The State of the Department of Veterans Affairs” March 9, 2011 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 10/6/2010

Statement of Belinda J. Finn Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs before the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States Senate Hearing on “VA’S IT Program–Looking Ahead” October 6, 2010 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 9/23/2010

Statement of Belinda J. Finn Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Office of Inspector General U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Before the Subcommittee on Health Committee on Veterans' Affairs United States House of Representatives Hearing on "VHA Contracting and Procurement Practices at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs" Read

Richard J. Griffin, Deputy Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 6/9/2010

Statement of Richard J. Griffin Deputy Inspector General Office of Inspector General U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs United States House of Representatives Hearing on "Office of Inspector General's Open Recommendations: Are We Fixing The Problems?" June 9, 2010 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 5/19/2010

Statement of Belinda J. Finn Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Office of Inspector General U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States House of Representatives Hearing on “Assessing Information Security at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs” MAY 19, 2010 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 4/22/2010

Statement of Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs Before the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives Hearing on "How VA Can Better Protect Vulnerable Veterans and Their Families" April 22, 2010 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 3/24/2010

Statement of Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs before the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States House of Representatives Hearing on Examiniation of VA Regional Office Dsability Claims Quality Review Methods – “Is VBA’s Systematic Technical Accuracy Review Making the Grade?” Read

Richard J. Griffin, Deputy Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 2/23/2010

Statement of Richard J. Griffin Deputy Inspector General 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 The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General and Office of Information and Technology Budget Requests for Fiscal Year 2011 February 23, 2010 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 2/16/2010

Statement of Belinda J. Finn Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs Before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs United States Senate on the Inspection of the Anchorage VA Regional Office February 16, 2010 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 2/3/2010

Statement of Belinda J. Finn Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Before the Subcommittee on Health Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States House of Representatives Hearing on “Review of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Contract Health Care: Project Hero” on February 3, 2010 Read

Maureen T. Regan, Counselor to the Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 12/16/2009

Statement of Maureen T. Regan Counselor to the Inspector General 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 Acquisition Deficiencies in VA Read

James J. O'Neill, Assistant Inspector General for Investigations

Congressional Testimony - 9/23/2009

Statement of James J. O'Neill, Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, 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 SES Bonuses and Other Administrative Actions on September 23, 2009 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 9/22/2009

Statement of Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs before the Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives Hearing on "Is the VA Meeting the Pharmaceutical Needs of Veterans? An Examination of the VA National Formulary, Issues of Patient Safety, and Management of the Pharmacy Benefits Program" on September 22, 2009 Read

Maureen T. Regan, Counselor to the Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 9/10/2009

Statement of Maureen T. Regan, Counselor to the Inspector General, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs before Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives, Hearing on the Review of SPAWAR and VA's Interagency Agreement, September 10, 2009 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 6/24/2009

Statement of Julie A. Watrous, RN, MS Director, Combined Assessment Program, Office of Healthcare Inspections Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs Before Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States Senate Hearing on Quality Management in the Veterans Health Administration June 24, 2009 Read

John D. Daigh, Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections

Congressional Testimony - 6/16/2009

Statement of John D. Daigh Jr., M.D., CPA, Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs before Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives on Endoscopy Procedures at the VA: What Happened, What has Changed? June 16, 2009 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 4/30/2009

Statement of Michael L. Shepherd, M.D., Senior Physician, Office of Healthcare Inspections, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans' Affairs Before the Subcommittee on Health Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives Hearing on Charting the VA's Progress on Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Our Veterans: Discussion of Funding, Mental Health Strategic Plan, and the Uniform Mental Health Services Handbook, April 30, 2009 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 3/12/2009

Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs Statement before the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations United States House of Representatives Hearing on Department of Veteran Affairs Challenges, March 12, 2009 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 3/3/2009

Statement of Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Auditing, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs Before the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs and the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives Hearing on Document Tampering and Mishandling at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Read

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Congressional Testimony - 11/18/2008

Statement of Jerome E. Herbers, Jr., M.D., Associate Director, Medical Assessment & Consultation, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Social Security Administration on Compassionate Allowance Outreach Hearing on Brain Injuries, November 18, 2008 Read

John D. Daigh, Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections

Congressional Testimony - 7/9/2008

Statement of John D. Daigh, Jr., M.D., CPA, Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, United States House of Representatives, Hearing on "Why does the VA continue to give suicide-inducing drug to veterans with PTSD", July 9, 2008 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 5/6/2008

Statement of Michael Shepherd, M.D., Senior Physician, Office of Healthcare Inspections, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives, Hearing on Veterans' Suicides, May 6, 2008 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 2/27/2008

Statement of the Office of Inspector General before Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, Committee on Appropriations, United States House of Representatives, Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2009 Budget for the Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, February 27, 2008 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 2/13/2008

Statement of Jon A. Wooditch, Deputy Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives, Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget for the Office of Inspector General, February 13, 2008 Read

John D. Daigh, Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections

Congressional Testimony - 1/29/2008

Statement of John D. Daigh, Jr., M.D., CPA, Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives, hearing on VA Credentialing and Privileging: A Patient Safety Issue, January 29, 2008 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 12/12/2007

Statement of Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Auditing, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and the Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives, Hearing on Veterans Health Administration's Outpatient Waiting Times, December 12, 2007 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 12/12/2007

Statement of Michael Shepherd, M.D., Physician, Office of Healthcare Inspections, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives, Hearing on Stopping Suicides: Mental Health Challenges within the Department of Veterans Affairs, December 12, 2007 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 10/16/2007

Statement of Mr. Jon A. Wooditch, Deputy Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives, Hearing on Disability Claims Ratings and Benefits Disparities Within the Veterans Benefits Administration, October 16, 2007 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 10/3/2007

Statement of Michael Shepherd, M.D. ,Physician, Office of Healthcare Inspections, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, Hearing on the Department of Veterans Affairs Implementation of Suicide Prevention Initiatives from the Mental Health Strategic Plan, October 3, 2007 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 10/3/2007

Statement of Larry M. Reinkemeyer, Director, Kansas City Audit Operations Division, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, Hearing on Audit of the Veterans Health Administration's Outpatient Waiting Times, October 3, 2007 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 8/23/2007

Statement of Michael Shepherd, M.D., Physician, Office of Healthcare Inspections, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States Senate, field hearing on Health Care for Veterans on Maui Wailuku, Hawaii, August 23, 2007 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 8/21/2007

Statement of Julie Watrous, R.N., Regional Director, Office of Healthcare Inspections, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States Senate, field hearing on Health Care for Veterans on Maui Wailuku, Hawaii, August 21, 2007 Read

Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Congressional Testimony - 6/27/2007

Statement of Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Auditing, 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 VA Internal Contracting Oversight Deficiencies, June 27, 2007 Read

John D. Daigh, Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections

Congressional Testimony - 4/19/2007

Statement of Dr. John D. Daigh Jr., M.D., CPA, Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections, Office of the Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives, on Quality of Care Issues at W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury, North Carolina , April 19, 2007 Read

Maureen T. Regan, Counselor to the Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 2/28/2007

Statement of Maureen Regan, Counselor to the Inspector General, 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 Information Security Management at the Department of Veterans Affairs - Current Effectiveness and Need for Cultural Change, February 28, 2007 Read

George J. Opfer, Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 2/15/2007

Statement of the Honorable George J. Opfer, Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, Before Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives, Hearing on the Oversight Efforts of the VA Office of Inspector General: Issues, Problems, and Best Practices at the Department of Veterans Affairs, February 15, 2007 Read

George J. Opfer, Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 7/20/2006

Statement of George J. Opfer, Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States Senate, July 20, 2006 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 6/20/2006

Statement of Michael L. Staley, Assistant Inspector General for Auditing, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs and the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives, Hearing on Veterans Benefits Administration Data Security, June 20, 2006 Read

John D. Daigh, Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections

Congressional Testimony - 6/15/2006

Statement of Dr. John D. Daigh Jr., M.D., CPA, Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections, Office of the Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Veterans Affairs, United States House of Representatives, on Patient Safety Issues at the Department of Veterans Affairs, June 15, 2006 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 6/14/2006

Statement of Michael L. Staley, Assistant Inspector General for Auditing, Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives, June 14, 2006 Read

George J. Opfer, Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 5/25/2006

Statement of George J. Opfer, Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, hearing, May 25, 2006 Read

George J. Opfer, Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 5/25/2006

Statement of George J. Opfer, Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs United States House of Representatives, hearing on May 25, 2006 Read

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Congressional Testimony - 10/20/2005

Statement of Jon A. Wooditch, Acting Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives, Hearing on Variances in Disability Compensation Claims Decisions, October 20, 2005 Read

Richard J. Griffin, Deputy Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 7/9/2003

Statement of the Honorable Richard J. Griffin, Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, Submitted for the Record to the Committee on the Budget, United States House of Representatives, Hearing on Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Mandatory Spending Programs Administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, July 9, 2003 Read

Richard J. Griffin, Deputy Inspector General

Congressional Testimony - 5/8/2003

Statement of the Honorable Richard J. Griffin, Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives, Hearing on Past and Present Efforts to Identify and Eliminate Fraud, Waste, Abuse, and Mismanagement in Programs Administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, May 8, 2003 Read