OIG Annual Reports

The Office of the Inspector General reports on completed projects.

Every year the Office of the Inspector General responds to scores of complaints, initiates dozens of investigations and trains hundreds of government employees. While much of our work is confidential, our annual reports detail completed projects that can be made public. 

Our Annual Reports dating back to 1995 are available online. Older reports may be available by request. Please call (617) 727-9140 or send a written request to:

Office of the Inspector General 
Room 1311, One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108

Highlights

2018 Annual Report

In 2018, the Office:

  • Conducted investigations and reviews in such areas as health and human services, pensions, public administration, public procurement and transportation.
  • Investigated numerous criminal and civil matters that led to convictions, indictments, settlements, restitution and corrective measures.
  • Collaborated with state agencies.
  • Launched a five-year strategic plan.
  • Created two fellowships.
  • Established the Division of State Police Oversight and the Civil Recovery Unit within the Office.
  • Received and responded to 1,422 complaints.
  • Handled 1,350 Chapter 30B inquires and questions.
  • Provided public procurement training to approximately 2,100 participants.

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.

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