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2015-16, Quarter 4 Program Data

Public Benefits Integrity 2015-16, Quarter 4 Program Data
Measure April May June Quarter 4
Total
FY
2015-16 Total
Investigations Completed 1,809 1,697 1,888 5,394 23,656
Criminal Investigations Referred* 381 388 459 1,228 6,096
ACCESS Integrity Cost Avoidance** $2,539,614 $2,596,543 $2,428,114 $7,564,271 $31,164,652
Benefit Recovery Claims Established $4,102,747 $3,158,273 $3,498,651 $10,759,671 $43,481,675
Benefit Recovery Collections $2,113,322 $1,983,155 $1,379,212 $5,475,689 $22,068,552
Fraud Reward Program Referrals Received 1,414 1,562 1,370 4,346 19,828

*Referred to Department of Financial Services, Division Public Assistance Fraud

**Cost Avoidance means Federal and/or State funds (taxpayer money) prevented from being issued improperly or fraudulently.