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USDA’s Fiscal Year 2014 Compliance with Improper Payment Requirements

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number:
Report Type
We performed a required review of USDA’s FY 2014 Agency Financial Report (AFR) and accompanying information to determine whether the agency was compliant with improper payment requirements.
Joint Report
Agency Wide
Yes (agency-wide)
Questioned Costs
Funds for Better Use


Resubmit the CACFP alternative sampling method to OMB for approval and identify the year a comprehensive rate for the family day care homes category will be available. This comprehensive rate should include the meal claims component.

Request that the Secretary submit proposed statutory changes to Congress for CACFP, NSLP, and SBP.

Request that the Secretary submit a reauthorization proposal for WIC.

Revise the established follow-up and escalation process to include accountable officials and/or accountable senior officials to ensure mandated actions are completed.

Establish a process to assist the accountable senior official with monitoring progress and ensuring mandated actions are completed on time.