LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Greater Fraud Prevention Controls Are Needed

Kutz, Gregory D.
July 2010
GAO Reports;7/1/2010, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article discusses the significance of improved fraud prevention controls in protecting low-income home energy assistance program (LIHEAP) in the U.S. It states that LIHEAP is at risk of fraud and incorrect payments in all seven of our selected states. It indicates that the selected states lack of an effective design for a comprehensive fraud prevention system including preventive controls, detection and monitoring, and investigations and prosecutions.


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