Peer Reviews Conducted
In January 2010,the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS OIG) conducted a review of the internal safeguards and management procedures for the investigative function of the Department’s OIG that were in effect for the period ending September 30, 2009. The peer review was conducted in conformity with the applicable quality assessment review guidelines established by the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE)and the Attorney General’s Guidelines for Offices of Inspector General with Statutory Law Enforcement Authority.
The peer review concluded that the system of internal safeguards and management procedures for the investigative function of the Departments’ OIG in effect for the year ended September 30, 2009, was in full compliance with the quality standards established by CIGIE and the Attorney General's guidelines. The peer review concluded that these safeguards and procedures provide reasonable assurance of conforming to professional standards in the conduct of its investigations.
Outstanding Recommendations from Peer Reviews of the OIG
There are no outstanding recommendations from peer reviews of the OIG.
Outstanding Recommendations from Peer Reviews Conducted by the OIG
There are no outstanding recommendations from peer reviews conducted by the OIG.