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News OIG 2017 Annual Report Published

The OIG annual report summarizes activities, results of investigations, reviews and other projects completed in 2017.
  • Office of the Inspector General (OIG)

Media Contact for OIG 2017 Annual Report Published

Jack Meyers

2017 Annual Report

In 2017, the Office:

  • Conducted investigations and reviews in such areas as aviation, health and human services, library administration, pharmacy services, public procurement, public benefits, public works, state pensions and transportation.
  • Investigated numerous criminal and civil matters that led to convictions, indictments, settlements, restitution and corrective measures.
  • Worked with the Department of Transitional Assistance on improving the administration of public benefits programs and enhancing fraud detection.
  • Evaluated MassHealth’s administration of claims from hospice providers.
  • Received and responded to over 1,080 complaints; handled approximately 1,750 Chapter 30B inquires and questions; and provided public procurement training to over 1,900 participants.

Media Contact for OIG 2017 Annual Report Published

Office of the Inspector General 

The Office of the Inspector General is an independent agency that promotes good government by preventing and detecting the misuse of public funds and public property. The Office conducts confidential investigations, improves transparency in government, helps government run more effectively and educates government employees and the public.