The Role of Internal Controls in Reducing Improper Payments and the “Do Not Pay” Solution February 6, 2013. Kevin R. Jones, PMP, Executive Director, Do Not Pay Business Center Beryl H. Davis, CGFM, CPA, CIA, CGAP, CGMA, CCSA, Director, Financial Management and Assurance,
Kevin R. Jones, PMP, Executive Director, Do Not Pay Business Center
Beryl H. Davis, CGFM, CPA, CIA, CGAP, CGMA, CCSA,
Director, Financial Management and Assurance,
U.S. Government Accountability Office
Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act of 2012 (IPERIA)
All Other Programs estimates totaling $107.7 billion in fiscal year 2012, a decrease of $8.0 billion from the prior year revised estimate of $115.7 billion.
Earned Income Tax Credit
12%Percentage Distribution of Improper Payments FY 2012
Medicare Advantage (Part C)
Not All Improper Payment Estimates Are Reported improper payment estimates for FY2012:
Identifying the Root Cause to Implement Internal Controls initiatives will be needed to effectively reduce improper payments in the federal government. Strategies include:
Using Preventive Controls to Eliminate Improper Payments
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Do Not Pay Portal improper payments.
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Supports users for both services in all aspects of the process. Also, provides personalized training and portal demonstrations.
User submits data for entities receiving payments or being monitored & receives matching results.
Online, batch matching, and continuous monitoring are supported within the Portal.
User submits data for entities under consideration & receives matching results.
Online, batch matching, and continuous monitoring are supported within the Portal.Use within Agency’s Business Process
Data Analytics Services staff analyze the data and trends and provide reports to support agency investigation and recovery efforts.
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Analysis on the DNP file completed with conclusive, probable and possible matches
Based on information learned, determine if payment should be paid.
Ensure alignment with existing process and mission of the organization
Notification email sent to log in and view results in the DNP Portal
Uncertainty about how to proceed begins
Investigate further, confirm matches & document decision
Prioritize the critical matches for your agency
4Review and TAKE ACTION on your DNP “hits”
Research the internal business rules that apply to your data
Apply the rules that are applicable to each of the data sources
Improper Payment Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act of 2012
Note: these bullets pertain only to Section 5 (the DNP section) of IPERIA
Received Direction to Establish DAS by October 2011 and
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