2018 Fed 100

Federal 100: Evan Lee

 

Name: Evan Lee
Title: CTO and Director of Digital Services, Office of Inspector General
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

Modernizing oversight. The HHS OIG is the largest in government, providing oversight of more than $1.2 trillion in spending. To adapt to an increasingly complex environment for fighting fraud, waste and abuse, Lee took on the challenge of fixing existing systems and persuaded an extremely risk-averse organization to modernize. The Enterprise Dashboard he and his team developed now allows the OIG to access data and provide accurate responses to congressional inquiries in real time rather than months. His work helped the OIG detect the biggest Medicaid and Medicare fraud schemes in history, which had resulted in $1.3 billion in false billing.

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