Child Care Services Guide - G-700: Recovery of Improper Payments to a Provider or Parent

G-700: Recovery of Improper Payments to a Provider or Parent

Workforce Development Boards (Boards) must ensure that providers repay improper payments for child care services received in the following circumstances:

  • Instances involving fraud
  • Instances in which the provider did not meet the provider eligibility requirements
  • Instances in which the provider was paid for the child care services from another source
  • Instances in which the provider did not deliver the child care services
  • Instances in which referred children have been moved from one facility to another without authorization from the child care contractor
  • Other instances in which repayment is deemed an appropriate action

Boards must ensure that parents repay improper payments for child care in the following circumstances:

  • Instances involving fraud as defined in this guide
  • Instances in which the parent has received child care services while awaiting an appeal and the determination is affirmed by the hearing officer
  • Other instances in which repayment is deemed an appropriate corrective action

- Rule Reference: §809.117

Note: Boards must ensure that the parent is not held responsible for repayment when Boards or Board's contractor error may have resulted in the improper payment.

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