TITLE

Payment Errors and Trafficking Have Declined, but Challenges Remain

PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;7/28/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the reports of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on payment errors of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). It states that the national payment error rate of the overpayments and underpayments declined to 56% from 1999 to 2009. It mentions that retailer fraud remains as a concern and improper payments exceed to two billion dollars which observes the importance to sustain program integrity.
ACCESSION #
52741907

 

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