ERIC Number: ED171383
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Jun-22
Reference Count: N/A
Wisconsin's Aid to Families with Dependent Children and Child Support Enforcement Programs Could Be Improved.
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC.
This report from the General Accounting Office reviews selected aspects of Wisconsin's Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program. Chapter 1 describes AFDC and specifies the scope of the program review. In Chapter 2 the potential for increasing child support collections from parents is explored. Actions which could increase collections are suggested. Chapter 3 explores what Wisconsin could do to reduce errors, detect fraud and recover erroneous payments. Specific actions for program improvement are indicated. Chapter 4 identifies seven welfare program options chosen by Wisconsin which tend to expand the size and/or cost of its AFDC program. Options chosen which lower costs and increase efficiency are pointed out. Chapter 5 discusses the effectiveness of the AFDC program income disregard provisions and reviews current pending legislation designed to change the income disregard provisions. Supporting data and studies are provided in nine appendices. (Author/RH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: General Accounting Office, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Aid to Families with Dependent Children