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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
3
Provider claims hours of care not provided
10
Signatures on attendance claim don't match parent's or provider's
3
Provider receives In-Home Supportive Services from parent
2
Misuse of evening/weekend adjustment
1
Falsifying relationship to child to avoid Trustline
1
Provider over licensed capacity
2
Provider also on cash aid and fails to report income
1
Parent/provider collusion
2

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