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2016-17, Quarter 2 Program Data

Public Benefits Integrity 2016-17, Quarter 2 Program Data
Measure October November December Quarter 2
Total
FY
2016-17 Total
Investigations Completed 1,930 1,698 1,789 5,417 11,407
Criminal Investigations Referred* 440 341 372 1,153 2,386
ACCESS Integrity Cost Avoidance** $3,573,508 $2,931,561 $3,203,037 $9,708,106 $19,905,182
Benefit Recovery Claims Established $3,517,481 $3,105,603 $3,232,456 $9,855,540 $19,639,291
Benefit Recovery Collections $1,269,311 $1,362,994 $1,305,867 $3,938,172 $7,625,338
Fraud Reward Program Referrals Received 1,341 1,322 1,175 3,838 8,152

*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.

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