340:2-7-1. Purpose, scope, and authority
(a) Purpose and scope. The purpose of this Subchapter is to outline the responsibilities and functions of the Office of Inspector General (OIG). OIG is charged with oversight and preservation of the integrity of Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) programs and services through prevention, investigation, and detection of waste, fraud, and abuse. OIG also investigates other criminal activity against OKDHS or its programs that is not defined as fraud. OIG is responsible for auditing grant recipients and vendors, as well as OKDHS divisions and units for program compliance and performance.
(b) Authority. OIG was established in 1979 and functions under:
(1) Part 235.100 of Title 45 of the Code of Federal Regulations (45 CFR 235.110);
(2) 7 CFR 273.16;
(3) 42 CFR 455.12-23; and
- (4) Section 162.4 of Title 56 of the Oklahoma Statutes (56 O.S. § 162.4).