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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

PRAC Names Elaine Howle as Special Advisor; Launches State Auditor-in-Residence Program with Tennessee Comptroller

Michael E. Horowitz, Chair of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC), announced two first-of-their-kind initiatives that bring together federal, state, and local auditors to advance coordinated oversight of pandemic spending.
09/27/2022