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Child Care Fraud Definitions, Table 2

The table below displays fraud types caused by provider or both parent and provider along with the frequency of each occurrence among these 12 counties: Butte, Contra Costa, Fresno, Kern, Lassen, Monterey, Riverside, Sacramento, San Diego, Santa Clara, Tulare, and Yolo.

Types of Fraud Caused by Providers or Both Parents and Providers
Number of Counties Reporting the Indicator
Provider receives payment for services rendered by another
Provider claims hours of care not provided
Signatures on attendance claim don't match parent's or provider's
Provider receives In-Home Supportive Services from parent
Misuse of evening/weekend adjustment
Falsifying relationship to child to avoid Trustline
Provider over licensed capacity
Provider also on cash aid and fails to report income
Parent/provider collusion

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