Semiannual Reports to Congress

October 1, 2020–March 31, 2021

The Semiannual Report to Congress summarizes the results of VA OIG oversight, provides statistical information, and lists all reports issued from October 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021. During this reporting period, VA OIG audits, evaluations, investigations, inspections, and other reviews identified more than $1.9 billion in monetary impact for a return on investment of $21 for every dollar spent on oversight. During this reporting period, the VA OIG issued 124 reports and publications on VA programs and operations, made 389 recommendations, and conducted investigations that led to 109 arrests.

Semiannual Report — October 1, 2020–March 31, 2021

April 1–September 30, 2020

The Semiannual Report to Congress summarizes the results of OIG oversight, provides statistical information, and lists all reports issued from April 1 to September 30, 2020. During this reporting period, OIG audits, evaluations, investigations, inspections, and other reviews identified more than $3.1 billion in monetary benefits for a return of $34 for every dollar invested in OIG oversight. During this reporting period, the OIG issued 182 reports and publications on VA programs and operations, made 876 recommendations, and conducted investigations that led to 73 arrests.

Semiannual Report — April 1–September 30, 2020

October 1, 2019–March 31, 2020

The Semiannual Report to Congress summarizes the results of OIG oversight, provides statistical information, and lists all reports issued October 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020. During this reporting period, OIG audits, investigations, inspections, evaluations, and other reviews identified nearly $866.8 million in monetary benefits for a return of $10 for every dollar invested in OIG oversight. Also during this reporting period, the OIG issued 154 reports and publications on VA programs and operations, made 777 recommendations, and conducted investigations that led to 142 arrests.

Semiannual Report — October 1, 2019–March 31, 2020

April 1–September 30, 2019

The Semiannual Report to Congress summarizes the results of OIG oversight, provides statistical information, and lists all reports issued April 1–September 30, 2019. During this reporting period, OIG audits, investigations, inspections, evaluations, and other reviews identified over $1.8 billion in monetary benefits for a return of $24 for every dollar invested in OIG oversight. During this reporting period, OIG issued 161 publications on VA programs and operations, made 661 recommendations, and conducted investigations that led to 131 arrests.

Semiannual Report — April 1–September 30, 2019

October 1, 2018–March 31, 2019

The Semiannual Report to Congress summarizes the results of OIG oversight, provides statistical information, and lists all reports issued October 1, 2018–March 31, 2019. During this reporting period, OIG audits, investigations, inspections, evaluations, and other reviews identified over $3.85 billion in monetary benefits for a return of $49 for every dollar invested in OIG oversight. During this reporting period, OIG issued 124 publications on VA programs and operations, made 386 recommendations, and conducted investigations that led to 101 arrests.

Semiannual Report — October 1, 2018–March 31, 2019

April 1–September 30, 2018

The Semiannual Report to Congress summarizes the results of OIG oversight, provides statistical information, and lists all reports issued April 1–September 30, 2018. During this reporting period, OIG audits, investigations, inspections, evaluations, and other reviews identified over $1.15 billion in monetary benefits for a return of $17 for every dollar invested in OIG oversight. During this reporting period, OIG issued 158 reports and work products on VA programs and operations, made 594 recommendations, and conducted investigations that led to 214 arrests.

Semiannual Report — April 1–September 30, 2018

October 1, 2017–March 31, 2018

The Semiannual Report to Congress summarizes the results of OIG oversight, provides statistical information, and lists all reports issued October 1, 2017–March 31, 2018. During this reporting period, OIG audits, investigations, inspections, evaluations, and other reviews identified over $1.6 billion in monetary benefits for a return of $25 for every dollar invested in OIG oversight. During this reporting period, OIG issued 155 reports and work products on VA programs and operations, made 641 recommendations, and conducted investigations that led to 157 arrests.

Semiannual Report — October 1, 2017–March 31, 2018

April 1–September 30, 2017

The Semiannual Report to Congress summarizes the results of OIG oversight, provides statistical information, and lists all reports issued April 1–September 30, 2017. During this reporting period, OIG audits, investigations, inspections, evaluations, and other reviews identified over $9 billion in monetary benefits for a return of $134 for every dollar invested in OIG oversight. During this reporting period, OIG issued 194 reports and work products on VA programs and operations, made 898 recommendations, and conducted investigations that led to 162 arrests.

Semiannual Report — April 1–September 30, 2017

October 1, 2016–March 31, 2017

The Semiannual Report to Congress summarizes the results of OIG oversight, provides statistical information, and lists all reports issued October 1, 2016–March 31, 2017. During this reporting period, OIG audits, investigations, inspections, evaluations, and other reviews identified over $974 million in monetary benefits for a return of $14 for every dollar invested in OIG oversight. During this reporting period, OIG issued 115 reports and work products on VA programs and operations, made 273 recommendations, and conducted investigations that led to 150 arrests.

Semiannual Report — October 1, 2016–March 31, 2017

April 1–September 30, 2016

The Semiannual Report to Congress summarizes the results of OIG oversight, provides statistical information, and lists all reports issued April 1–September 30, 2016. During this reporting period, OIG audits, investigations, inspections, evaluations, and other reviews identified over $3.3 billion in monetary benefits for a return of $55 for every dollar invested in OIG oversight. During this reporting period, OIG issued 179 reports and work products on VA programs and operations, made 628 recommendations, and conducted investigations that led to 203 arrests.

Semiannual Report — April 1–September 30, 2016

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