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July 17, 2023

The Latest Extraordinary Findings on Pandemic Improper Payments

A recently released US Government Accountability Office (GAO) report benignly titled “A Framework for Managing Improper Payments in Emergency Assistance Programs” serves as a forward-looking guide for policymakers responding to future emergencies. It also includes a number of extraordinary facts about how badly government programs were abused during the pandemic. The following highlights what GAO found: 1….