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OMB's List of 2010 High-Error Improper Payment Programs

Program Agency Total Payments (outlays, in billions) Improper Payment Amounts (in billions) Improper Payment Rates
Medicare Fee-for-Service
Health and Human Services Department $326.4 $34.3 10.5%
Medicaid
HHS $239.0 $22.5 9.4%
Unemployment Insurance (UI)
Labor Department $156.0 $17.5 11.2%
Medicare Advantage (Part C)
HHS $96.4 $13.6 14.1%
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Social Security Administration $48.3 $4.8 10.0%
Retirement, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (RSDI)
SSA $659.6 $3.2 0.5%
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Agriculture Department $50.4 $2.2 4.4%
National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
USDA $8.9 $1.5 16.3%
Rental Housing Assistance Programs
Housing and Urban Development Department $30.0 $0.9 3.1%
Federal-Aid Highway Program, Highway Planning and Construction
Transportation Department $44.2 $0.6 1.4%

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Jan 31 2011

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