Audits

Follow-Up of DOF Emergency Medical Services Billing Audit

The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its July 2016 audit of the Department of Finance’s (DOF) billing for emergency medical services provided by the Chicago Fire Department (CFD). Based on DOF’s responses, OIG concludes that the Department has partially implemented corrective actions related to the audit findings. … [Read More…]

Follow-Up of DFSS Homeless Services Audit

The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its August 2015 audit of the Department of Family and Support Services’ (DFSS) homeless services. Based on the Department’s responses, OIG concludes that DFSS has begun implementation of corrective actions related to the audit findings. The purpose of the 2015 audit … [Read More…]

OIG Audit Finds City Bills Accurately for Emergency Medical Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 21, 2016 CONTACT: Rachel Leven, (773) 478-0534   OIG Audit Finds City Bills Accurately for Emergency Medical Services The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed an audit of the Department of Finance’s (DOF) billing for emergency medical services (EMS) provided by the Chicago Fire Department. Based on … [Read More…]

Audit of DOF Emergency Medical Services Billing

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of the Department of Finance’s (DOF) billing for emergency medical services provided by the Chicago Fire Department (CFD). The City began billing users for ambulance transports in 1985 “in order to take advantage of available reimbursements from Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies.”[1] According to CFD, … [Read More…]

Follow-Up of DWM and DOF Water Service Inventory and Revenue Audit

The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its June 2015 audit of the City’s Water Service Account Inventory and Revenue. OIG concludes that the Departments of Water Management (DWM) and Finance (DOF) have begun implementation of the corrective actions related to the original audit findings. The purpose of … [Read More…]

OIG Publishes Audit of DFSS Homeless Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2015 CONTACT: Rachel Leven, (773) 478-0534 OIG Publishes Audit of DFSS Homeless Services The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed an audit of the Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) homeless services. From 2013 to 2014 DFSS spent approximately $60.0 million in taxpayer funds on … [Read More…]

Audit of DFSS Homeless Services

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of the Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) homeless services. The audit focused on how DFSS selected and monitored 57 homeless service providers, known as “delegate agencies,” in 2013 and 2014. During those two years DFSS spent approximately $60.0 million on homeless services provided by … [Read More…]

OIG Publishes Audit of City Water Service Inventory and Revenue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 16, 2015 CONTACT: Rachel Leven, (773) 478-0534 OIG Publishes Audit of City Water Service Inventory and Revenue The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed an audit of the City’s water service account inventory and revenue, managed primarily by the Department of Water Management (DWM) and the Department … [Read More…]

Audit of Water Service Account Inventory and Revenue

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of the City of Chicago’s water service focusing on account inventory, meter reading, and temporary water usage practices. The Department of Water Management (DWM) provides and manages water access while the Department of Finance (DOF) manages billing. The Municipal Code of Chicago (MCC) authorizes non-metered water … [Read More…]

Follow-Up on CPD Assault-Related Crime Statistics

The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its April 2014 audit of the Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) classification and summary reporting for assault-related crimes in 2012. OIG concludes that CPD has implemented corrective actions related to the original audit findings. The purpose of the 2014 audit was to … [Read More…]