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Inspector General

OIG Watchdog Hammered By Senate Over Tomah VA Failures

The supposed OIG watchdog was hit hard yesterday during a post-Memorial Day hearing that highlighted investigation failures and deceptive practices. The Senate Homeland Security and...

IG: Poor VA Care Linked To Hepatitis C Veteran Death

The VA OIG confirmed poor health care was linked to the death of one veteran with Hepatitis C at Grand Junction VA Medical Center. OIG...

Will New VA OIG Head Take VA Watchdog Off VA Leash?

The newly elected inspector general of Veterans Affairs’ beleaguered watchdog promises to be more transparent and to take VA OIG off the lease of...

Texas VA OIG Investigation Blown Into Wait List Manipulations

An independent investigation organization told Congress and the White House that a VA OIG investigation into data manipulation was deficient and unreasonable. At VA facilities...

OIG: Veterans Benefits Management System Not Fraud Proof

Watchdog says VA failed to protect its Veterans Benefits Management System (VBMS) against fraud using a standard audit log feature. The VBMS system was supposed...

Shamed VA Execs Appeal Demotion

The shamed VA execs charged with manipulating personnel transition protocols for their own financial and personal benefit have now appealed the demotions that resulted. Kim...

Veterans Affairs $4 Billion Computer Mess

Veterans Affairs Inspector General provided testimony to Congress that VA’s 30-year Paperless VA quest from VETSNET to Veterans Benefits Management System (VBMS) is a...

Massive Claims Backlog At St. Petersburg VA Regional Office

VA OIG found a massive claims backlog at St. Petersburg VA Regional Office employees sat on over 41,900 mail packages submitted by veterans to...

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