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Public Benefits Integrity

Overview

The Office of Public Benefits Integrity is responsible for investigating public assistance fraud or misuse regarding the SNAP, TANF, and Medicaid programs by individuals or merchants.

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Report Public Assistance Fraud

We encourage you to report suspected fraud. You may be eligible for a reward for providing information relating to public assistance fraud.

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Benefit Repayment

if incorrect benefits were received, a request for overpayment review will be made to Benefit Recovery. The Benefit Recovery Unit reviews the case and establishes a claim if an overpayment has indeed occurred.

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TOP State Review

The Treasury Offset Program (TOP) is a federally mandated program for collecting delinquent food assistance overpayments (called offsets) from federal payments such as income tax refunds, federal salaries, and social security payments.

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Publications

Annual Reports from the PBI program

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