Accession Number:

AD1107871

Title:

Federal Improper Payments A Trillion Dollar Drain on Government Programs

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

MITRE CORP MCLEAN VA MCLEAN

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2016-10-17

Pagination or Media Count:

2.0

Abstract:

Unless government decision-makers move urgently to address the problem of improper payments, agency budgets will continue to hemorrhagerestricting spending options, adding to the federal debt, enriching criminals, and undermining public confidence.New agency leaders can better confront the problem by intentionally focusing on prevention and by leveraging more strategic, data-driven approaches.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE