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PRAC Releases Semiannual Report to Congress Highlighting Achievements from April 1 – September 30, 2022

Today, Michael E. Horowitz, Chair of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC), announced the release of the PRAC’s Semiannual Report to Congress. The report covers the period April 1, 2022, through September 30, 2022, and is the fifth Semiannual Report to Congress since the PRAC was created in March 2020. Read highlights from the report. The report updates Congress on our efforts to promote transparency and ensure coordinated oversight of more than $5 trillion in federal pandemic relief funds. It explains how the PRAC is using advanced data analytics to initiate and support...
12/06/2022

PRAC Reports on the Use and Integrity of Federal Telehealth Programs During the Pandemic

The Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) released Insights on Telehealth Use and Program Integrity Risks Across Selected Health Care Programs During the Pandemic, a report assessing telehealth utilization and fraud, waste, and abuse risks across six federal agencies during the first year of the pandemic.
12/01/2022

Statement from PRAC Chair Michael Horowitz on International Fraud Awareness Week

Statement from PRAC Chair Michael Horowitz on International Fraud Awareness Week.
11/14/2022

Statement from PRAC Chair Michael Horowitz Following Conviction in $10 Million Pandemic Fraud Scheme Investigated by PRAC’s Fraud Task Force

Michael E. Horowitz, Chair of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC), issued the following statement after a jury convicted Adedayo Ilori for his role in a $10 million fraud case investigated by the PRAC Fraud Task Force and its partner law enforcement agencies.
11/03/2022

PRAC announces retirement of Executive Director Robert A. Westbrooks

Michael E. Horowitz, Chair of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC), announced today that Robert A. Westbrooks, who has served since April 2020 as Executive Director of the PRAC, has decided to retire from government service by December 31.
10/25/2022

Statement from PRAC Chair Michael Horowitz on Labor Watchdog Announcement

Michael E. Horowitz, Chair of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC), commended announcement from Larry D. Turner, the Inspector General for the Department of Labor (DOL), that his office has charged more than 1,000 individuals with Unemployment Insurance (UI) fraud since the beginning of the pandemic.
09/22/2022