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Office of Inspector General

Acting Executive Director Named

Connie Payne 

Connie Payne

Connie Payne has been appointed acting executive director of the Office of Inspector General. A registered nurse, Payne has held various positions with the Office of Inspector General since 1996, including the director of the Division of Health Care. We welcome Payne to her new role as she continues to diligently serve the Office of Inspector General.

The Office of Inspector General regulates more than 2,200 day care facilities, almost 500 long-term care facilities and 2,550 other health facilities.

The Office of Inspector General is Kentucky's regulatory agency for licensing all health care, day care and long-term care facilities and child adoption/child-placing agencies in the commonwealth.

We are responsible for the prevention, detection and investigation of fraud, abuse, waste, mismanagement and misconduct by the cabinet's clients, employees, medical providers, vendors, contractors and subcontractors.

The Office of Inspector General also conducts special investigations into matters related to the cabinet or its programs as requested by the cabinet secretary, commissioners or office heads.

To contact one of the OIG offices, please see the main address below or view the Contact Information page for addresses and phone numbers for each specific division and location.

Office of Inspector General
275 E. Main St. 5E
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: (502) 564-2888

Inspection of Long-Term Care Facilities to be Unannounced

All inspections of long-term care facilities performed by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services are unannounced. State law prohibits anyone having knowledge of or conducting inspections of long-term care facilities from notifying or causing notice to be made to an owner, operator, licensee or representative of a licensee of any scheduled or contemplated inspection.

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Last Updated 4/22/2014
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