TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Kutz, Gregory D.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;7/1/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
52428179

 

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