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The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently issued its 2012 Work Plan, which identifies the agency’s wide-ranging plans and priorities for the upcoming fiscal year. The 165-page document describes ongoing reviews the agency will continue in the new year as well as newly initiated reviews of its own programs and operations. These announced reviews cover the spectrum of all state and federal HHS activities, including quality of care audits, claims processes/reimbursement reviews, and fraud and abuse analyses.