Nearly Two Thirds of 2013 Government Waste, Fraud Came from HHS

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The estimated amount of taxpayer-funded payments that the federal government doled out through fraud, waste, and errors slightly decreased in 2013 to $106 billion from $108 billion the previous year, according to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

On Dec. 31, reported the estimated government-wide improper payments dollar figure for fiscal 2013, citing Frank Benenati, an OMB spokesman as the source.

Benenati did not provide a breakdown of the 2013 payment errors by government program, saying that information would not be available for weeks, according to the article.



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