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Controls Over Crop Insurance Section 508(h) Products

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number:
Report Type
Risk Management Agency
OIG evaluated RMA’s controls over the development and approval of insurance products under Section 508(h) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act.
Joint Report
Agency Wide
Yes (agency-wide)


Develop and formalize Section 508(h) product monitoring procedures, which should include applicable key metrics to evaluate all Section 508(h) submissions annually and a process to conduct full program evaluations if any of the metrics indicate potential issues.

Involve the Compliance Office in determining who is responsible for deeming a Compliance Office review of Section 508(h) submissions appropriate and needed. Once this determination has been made, RMA should formalize this role and process in its guidance.