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Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, Semiannual Report to Congress (SAR) October 1, 2022–March 31, 2023

Report Description: 
The Semiannual Report to Congress summarizes the results of VA OIG oversight, provides statistical information, and lists all 103 work products issued from October 1, 2022, to March 31, 2023. During this reporting period, VA OIG audits, evaluations, investigations, inspections, and other reviews identified more than $401 million in monetary impact for a return on investment of $4 for every dollar spent. The OIG hotline received and triaged over 15,500 contacts in the past six months—to help identify wrongdoing and address concerns with VA activities. Also during the past six months, special agents opened 222 investigations and closed 217, with efforts leading to 122 arrests. Collectively, the OIG’s work also resulted in 595 administrative sanctions and corrective actions during the six-month reporting period.
Date Issued: 
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
SARC Start Date: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022
SARC End Date: 
Friday, March 31, 2023
Agency Reviewed / Investigated: 
Type of Report (Audit, Inspection / Evaluation, Review, etc.): 
Semiannual Report
Questioned Costs: 
Funds for Better Use: 

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