Meeting/Event Information


February 19, 2019

February 2019 - AZ ACFE Monthly Meeting
February 19, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Industrial Commission of Arizona
800 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
OIG: Case Studies and Trends

$0.00 Member

$20.00 Guest

Please join us for our monthly meeting on February 19, 2019

Topic: OIG: Case Studies & Trends

Speaker: Vanessa Templeman, Deputy Inspector General, Office of Inspector General (OIG) of AHCCCS & Scott Weinberg, Forensic Accounting Manager, OIG of AHCCCS  

Agenda: Sign-in begins at 11:30 am; presentation from 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Location: Industrial Commission of Arizona, 800 W. Washington, 1st Floor Auditorium

Parking: Free, on the top level of the garage just west of the building

Cost: Free for current chapter members; $20 all others.

Registration Information: Pre-registration is not required for this event. However, we encourage guests to pre-register online, as this allows you to pay your admission fee with a credit card. If you do not pre-register, cash and checks only are accepted at the door. Chapter members may also pre-register online, to save time at the sign-in table. Register online at

Refund Policy: Email to cancel. To be eligible for a refund, cancellations must be received by the 3rd business day prior to the meeting (for example, by Thursday at 5 pm before a Tuesday meeting). Credit card payments will be refunded to the credit card. Cash or check payments will be refunded by check.

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Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Discuss criminal investigation cases investigated by the OIG of AHCCCS
  • Identify trends that have emerged involving AHCCCS programs
  • Apply investigative techniques shared throughout the presentation

Program Information

  • Delivery Method: Group Live
  • Recommended Field of Study: Spec. Knowledge
  • Recommended CPE Credits: 1

o   CPE Certificates will be emailed within 30 days to those who attend the entire program and sign in on the attendance sheet.

  • Level: Basic
  • Prerequisites: None

Presenter Information

Vanessa Templeman, Deputy Inspector General, Office of Inspector General of AHCCCS.  As the Deputy Inspector General, Vanessa Templeman manages a team of investigators charged with the responsibility for conducting criminal investigations and investigative audits for all AHCCCS programs involving state and/or federal tax dollars. OIG works closely with Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies in the detection, investigation and prosecution of any provider, subcontractor, member, employee or any person involved in fraudulent activity of the program. In addition to criminal investigation, OIG also issues and collects civil monetary penalties in accordance with Federal and State statutes, rules and regulations.  OIG oversees program integrity responsibilities for both Title XIX and Non-Title XIX programs.  Of special note is the Pharmacy Fraud Investigative Team within OIG dedicated to several aspects of drug and pharmacy diversion tactics, investigations and audits.

Scott Weinberg is the Forensic Accounting Manager for the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) where he investigates fraud, waste and abuse within the Arizona Medicaid system. Scott has been a CPA for 16 years and a Certified Fraud Examiner for 11. Prior to joining AHCCCS in early 2015, Scott worked for the FBI, a major public accounting firm and a Fortune 500 company. He currently resides in Ahwatukee with his wife, two human children, and two cats.

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