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HHS Office of Inspector General

COVID-19 Scams

Learn about the scams fraudsters are using during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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What's New

July 10, 2020
LEIE Database Updated with June 2020 Exclusions and Reinstatements
Sharon Baptist Head Start Claimed Unallowable Rent and Failed To Return Embezzled Funds A-02-17-02003
July 9, 2020
Updated Corporate Integrity Agreements
July 8, 2020
Freedom Orthotics, Inc.: Audit of Medicare Payments for Orthotic Braces A-09-19-03012
Loophole in Drug Payment Rule Continues To Cost Medicare and Beneficiaries Hundreds of Millions of Dollars OEI-BL-20-00100
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Enforcement Actions

July 9, 2020; U.S. Department of Justice
Former CEO Of Tennessee Pain Management Company Sentenced For Role In Approximately $4 Million Medicare Kickback Scheme
July 9, 2020; U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey
Four Men Indicted for Their Roles in $35 Million Pharmacy Compounded Medication Scheme
July 9, 2020; U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Georgia
Telemedicine company owner pleads guilty to telemedicine fraud conspiracy
July 9, 2020; U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey
Two Pennsylvania-Based Doctors and Five Others Charged in Genetic Testing Kickback and Bribery Schemes
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Search Exclusions

Search the LEIE database for all exclusions currently in effect, or download the latest files, updated every month.

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Review Featured Topics

Compilations of OIG's government oversight work on specific subject matter areas, such as infectious disease, opioids, unaccompanied children, and COVID-19 fraud. These topics are updated as new material is published.

Whistleblower Protection

Whistleblower disclosures by employees of HHS and its contractors and grantees can save lives as well as billions of taxpayer dollars. Federal laws strongly encourage disclosures of wrongdoing.


HHS OIG is the largest inspector general's office in the Federal Government, with approximately 1,600 dedicated to combating fraud, waste and abuse and to improving the efficiency of HHS programs. A majority of OIG's resources goes toward the government oversight of Medicare and Medicaid—programs that represent a significant part of the Federal budget and that affect this country's most vulnerable citizens. OIG's oversight extends to programs under other HHS institutions, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, and the Food and Drug Administration.

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