OIG Reports on Fraud, Waste & Abuse: Protecting the Integrity of Texas Health and Human Services
Details specific to home care and hospice and the common areas where potential trouble can arise.
- TAHC&H Virtual Event | Winter Conference | Recorded for On-Demand Access
- Presentation Date | February 11, 2021
- TX HCSSA Administrator/Alternate Continuing Education
CE Approval Statements:
· This program meets continuing education requirements
for Administrators and Alternates under Texas HCSSA licensing regulations.
HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:
- §558.259[d]information regarding fraud and abuse detection and prevention
- §558.259[d]agency responsibilities
- §558.260[a]basic principles of management in a licensed health-related setting
- §558.260[a]risk assessment and management
Program Description: Texas Inspector General Sylvia Hernandez Kauffman shares the results of her office’s efforts to
fight fraud, waste and abuse in Texas Medicaid and CHIP delivery. Included are details specific to home care and hospice and the common areas where potential trouble can arise in the health care industry.
Program Learning Objective(s): Coming Soon
TAHC&H Faculty/Presenter(s): Sylvia Kauffman, Inspector General, Texas HHS
About the Presenter(s):
Sylvia Kauffman As the Inspector General for Texas Health and Human Services, Sylvia Hernandez Kauffman leads 600 auditors,
investigators, lawyers and professionals engaged in protecting the integrity of $42 billion in health and human services each year in Texas. Throughout her career Inspector General Kauffman has
focused on the use of data to improve outcomes. During her leadership, the OIG has reported record recoveries, expanded the uses of sophisticated data analytics and focused on preventing fraud,
waste and abuse. Inspector General Kauffman earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Stanford University and a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University.
 OIG Reports on Fraud, Waste & Abuse: Protecting the Integrity of Texas Health and Human Services