U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General
Since 2016, Lisa Re has served as an Assistant Inspector General for Legal Affairs, Office of Counsel to the Inspector General (OCIG), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). OCIG provides all legal services to HHS OIG, including advice on audits, investigations, evaluations, and OIG operations; representation of OIG in civil and administrative fraud enforcement; and issuance of guidance to the health care industry.
Ms. Re oversees OCIG’s civil and administrative fraud enforcement including: OCIG’s extensive coordination with the Department of Justice on False Claims Act (FCA) cases involving HHS programs, OIG’s civil money penalty and program exclusion enforcement, OIG’s self-disclosure protocol, and negotiation and monitoring of corporate integrity agreements (CIAs). Ms. Re is the OIG signatory on both FCA cases involving HHS programs and CIAs.
Ms. Re has served in a variety of leadership and staff positions in OCIG including: Branch Chief for the Administrative and Civil Remedies Branch (ACRB), Deputy Branch Chief for ACRB, Senior Counsel, and Associate Counsel. Prior to joining OIG in 2005, Ms. Re worked an attorney at a civil litigation firm and an intensive care registered nurse.
Ms. Re earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Saint Louis University, Master of Arts from Webster University, and Juris Doctor and Health Law Certificate from Saint Louis University School of Law.