Recommendations Dashboard

Recommendation Dashboard

Reports and Recommendations Published Within the Last 12 Months

Reports
136
Recommendations
1035
Monetary Impact
$1.4B
The numbers totaled above are for published reports and recommendations only; the investigations and procurement-sensitive contract review totals can be found in the Semiannual Reports to Congress.

Status of Reports and Recommendations Published Since October 2012

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Reports
Recommendations
Monetary Impact
Open
187
Closed
1,729
Open > 1 Year
82
Open
1,097
Open > 1 Year
276
Closed
9,640
Potential
$3,035,365,272
Open > 1 Year
$1,682,603,000
Realized
$14,822,544,773

Open Reports: This represents the number of reports that contain at least one open recommendation.

Reports Open Greater Than One Year: This number represents the number of open reports that are greater than one year old.

Closed Reports:This represents the number of reports that contain no open recommendations.

Recommendations: Contained in OIG reports, recommendations are issued to VA as a result of findings or substantiated allegations during the course of an inspection, review, or investigation. OIG’s goal is to compose recommendations that can be implemented within 1 year. Once a report has been published, OIG monitors VA’s progress in implementing recommendations on a periodic basis.

Open Recommendations: Represents the number of recommendations for which VA has yet to complete corrective actions to address.

Closed Recommendations: Represents the number of recommendations for which VA has completed corrective actions to address.

Potential Monetary Impact: This amount represents the monetary value associated with recommendations that are still open.

Monetary Impact Open Greater Than 1 Year: This amount represents the monetary value associated with recommendations that have been open more than 1 year from the date of report issuance.

Realized Monetary Impact: This amount represents the monetary value associated with recommendations that have been implemented and closed.