Performing Data Cross-Checks
Weekly data cross-checks for eligibility—using readily available claimant information, such as residency and death records—in programs like food stamps and Medicaid will save states money on improper payments and help preserve resources for the truly needy.
FGA Research Shows Skyrocketing Improper Medicaid Spending Driven by Bad Policy
Improper payments threaten state budgets as Congress pushes Medicaid expansion federally. State policymakers must take a stand to ensure that Medicaid is preserved for the truly needy—not for waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement.READ MORE
Six Ways Criminals Commit Welfare Fraud—And Six Ways to Stop It
As long as there’s been welfare, there’s been welfare fraud. It’s undeniably been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic and the influx of new funds into state and federal programs, but fraud has been around as long as these programs have existed. Even before the pandemic, the national payment error rate in food stamps had been […]READ MORE
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