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Recommendation Details
Text of Recommendation
ETA should recommend that SWAs require that all claims be paid by physical check, direct deposited into a checking or savings account, or deposited on a debit card issued by state approved vendors, similar to the debit cards used by the USDASupplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). These cards provide for account holder verification. USDA reports that the use of these debit cards has contributed to a significant reduction in benefit fraud over the last decade.
Recommendation Number
1
Recommendation Status
Open
Significant Recommendation
Yes
Recommendation Questioned Costs
$0
Recommendation Funds for Better Use
$0