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They lacked controls to get people off that were not supposed to be there in man

y cases. Here is one example, .which should help control the issuance of certifica
tes to clients no longer eligible for servIces.
http://www.osa.state.ms.us/documents/agencies/2014/2014dhs-resp.pdf
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http://www.osa.ms.gov/documents/agencies/2014/2014dhs.pdf
Twelve out of 25 11 stipends paid to participants tested, or 48 percent,
resulted in $2,760 of known questioned costs and $2,691,927 of projected
questioned costs.
One out of six Transitional Work Transportation Assistance benefits tested,
or 17 percent, resulted in $300 of known questioned costs and $384,623 of
projected questioned costs.
Eleven out of 30 Work Transportation stipends tested, or 37 percent, paid
to participants resulted in $1,740 of known questioned costs and
$1,232,452 of projected questioned costs.
The results of our testwork described above indicate total known questioned
costs of$7,945 and projected questioned costs of $4,309,002.
Failure to maintain supporting documentation for eligibility determination as
well as not monitoring and reducing benefits to coincide with hours participated
in TANF work component could result in questioned costs and recoupment of
costs by the federal granting agency.

If they aren t doing it for TANF, we can be confident they aren t doing it for SNAP
and we will find similar waste.