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OIG holds the VA accountable


Last updated 7/28/2021 at 10:01am

The Office of Inspector General for the Department of Veterans Affairs has been busy. Despite COVID, the OIG managed to keep working, and it has checked in with its congressionally required six-month report. The eye automatically zips to the bottom line: The dollar impact from its efforts during the past six months amounts to $1,923,417,054.

You don’t need to count the commas; that’s 1.9 billion dollars it identified in one way or another. For every dollar in the OIG budget, it got back $21 in return.

During the six months, the OIG made 109 arrests, issued 652 administrative sanctions,...

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