FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – A new Inspector General has been appointed for the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services.
The cabinet announced Adam Mather will hold the position.
Mather has been working with several long-term care companies in Louisville. He graduated from Ballard High School, received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Georgia State University, and hols a registered nurse license. He will also be attending Cornell University this spring for a Master of Health Administration degree.
Mather says he is excited to take on the responsibility of Inspector General.
“The Cabinet’s Office of Inspector General and all our staff across the state are crucial partners in protecting the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the Commonwealth,” Mather says. “I am so pleased to join Secretary Friedlander and specifically this OIG team and to contribute to its mission of assuring the safety of all Kentuckians who use our all health care facilities.”
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services is the regulatory and licensing agency for all health care, day care and long-term care facilities and child adoption/child-placing agencies in the commonwealth.
Office of Inspector General programs 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 also conducts special investigations into matters related to the Cabinet or its programs as requested by the Cabinet secretary, commissioners or office heads.
Mather started his new job December 30th, 2019.
You can learn more about the Office of the Inspector General at https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/os/oig/Pages/default.aspx