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Pandemic Analytics Center of Excellence (PACE) Drives Analysis of Pandemic Response Funds to Identify Risks and Fight Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

To support its mission and that of its Office of Inspectors General (OIG) members, the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) has established the Pandemic Analytics Center of Excellence (PACE) to provide a leading-edge analytic platform with the capacity and scale to help oversee more than $5 trillion in pandemic-related emergency spending.
08/24/2021

Statement of Michael E. Horowitz Chair, Pandemic Response Accountability Committee Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice

Statement of Michael E. Horowitz, Chair of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing on “Assessing the Federal Government’s COVID-19 Relief and Response Efforts and its Impact.
07/29/2021

Joint Announcement from John Pasquantino, Acting OMB Controller and Michael Horowitz, PRAC Chair

Today, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) issued a joint alert on the benefits of using automation and data analytics in reducing the risk of improper payments of government funds.
07/21/2021

New PRAC Working Group to Combat Identity Fraud in Pandemic Response Programs and Improve Victim Redress

Today, Michael E. Horowitz, Chair of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC), announced the formation of a new working group focused on preventing and addressing identity fraud in pandemic response programs.
07/15/2021

State and Local Pandemic Oversight Reports Now on PandemicOversight.gov

Today, Sandra D. Bruce, chair of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee’s (PRAC) Federal, State, and Local Coordination Subcommittee, announced that pandemic oversight reports by state and local agencies are now available in the Reports Library.
07/08/2021

Provider Relief Fund Data Now Available on PandemicOversight.gov

Today, Michael E. Horowitz, Chair of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee, (PRAC) announced the release of Provider Relief Fund (PRF) data. The PRF data shows payments to health care providers adversely affected by the pandemic and previously was available only on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) website.
06/03/2021