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Child Care Fraud Indicators, Table 4 of 5

Child care fraud indicators submitted by county departments of social services. 1

Fraud Indicators for Both Parents and Providers Number of Counties Reporting the Indicator
Provider signs over check to parent
Provider's operational hours do not conform to claim
Check mailed to third party address or Post Office Box
Billing received after case closed
Income insufficient for daily living or work hours
Provider charges subsidized more than private families
Provider receiving In-Home Supportive Services or Supplemental Security Income
Inconsistent info. given for cash aid and child care
Reporting over 160 hours in job search
Income and Eligibility Verification System does not show work during period of child care
Provider claims more than 25 days per month

1 These 21 counties responded to the survey. Butte, Colusa, Contra Costa, Glenn, Imperial, Kern, Lake, Los Angeles, Monterey, Orange, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne, and Yuba counties.

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