Child Care Services Guide - G-300: Action to Prevent or Correct Suspected Fraud

G-301: Provider Fraud

Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), Workforce Development Boards (Boards) may take the following actions if TWC or the Board finds that a provider has committed fraud:

  • Temporary withholding of payments to the provider for child care services delivered
  • Nonpayment of child care services delivered
  • Recoupment of funds from the provider
  • Stop authorizing care at the provider’s facility or location
  • Prohibit future eligibility to provide TWC-funded child care services
  • Any other action consistent with the intent of the governing statutes or regulations to investigate, prevent or stop suspected fraud

Rule Reference: §809.113(a)

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G-302: Parent Fraud

TWC or the Board may take the following actions if TWC or the Board finds that a parent has committed fraud:

  • Recouping funds from the parent
  • Prohibiting future child care eligibility until a recoupment is paid in full, provided that the prohibition does not result in a Choices or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training participant becoming ineligible for child care
  • Limiting the enrollment of the parent’s child to a regulated child care provider
  • Terminating care during the 12-month eligibility period if eligibility was determined using fraudulent information provided by the parent
  • Any other action consistent with the intent of the governing statutes or regulations to investigate, prevent or stop suspected fraud

- Rule Reference: §809.113

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Part A - Definitions

Part H - Consumer Education and Child Care Quality Activities

Part J - Appendix