Public assistance programs (71 - 76 of 76 items)
New York State Public Assistance Cost-Sharing Policies: Implications for Federal Policy
PAD-81-11: Published: Dec 16, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 16, 1980.
The Federal Government divides public assistance costs with States according to the Medicaid formula, which grants aid in direct proportion to per capita income. New York State follows a policy of sharing public assistance costs with county governments on a 50-50 basis. The cost-sharing policies of New York were used as a case study of the impact that varying concentrations of welfare recipients h...
Followup on Recommendations Concerning Erroneous Aid to Families With Dependent Children Payments
HRD-78-87: Published: Mar 22, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 22, 1978.
A March 1977 followup indicated that some action was in progress, but none had been completed, and there were no results reported at that time. The following were reported in a November 1977 followup: HEW had not determined whether there are other States that have similar problems and, because of staffing problems and higher priority work, it had no plans to do so; HEW had reviewed Ohio's payment...
Impact of Illegal Aliens on Public Assistance Programs: Too Little Is Known
GGD-78-20: Published: Dec 1, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1977.
Existing information is inadequate to reasonably estimate the extent or cost of illegal aliens receiving public assistance under Federal, State, and local government programs. Whether the payments illegal aliens contribute to the welfare system by paying taxes are sufficient to offset the benefits received is also unknown. However, public assistance programs do not appear to provide significant in...
Problems and Related Costs Associated With Ineligibles in the AFDC Program
HRD-77-6: Published: Oct 21, 1976. Publicly Released: Oct 21, 1976.
A review of Ohio's procedures for closing Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) cases and adjusting grant amounts in two counties and at the Department of Public Welfare in Columbus indicated that the counties had problems in promptly transmitting information on closed cases and adjustments.This resulted in an extra month's AFDC payment and Medicaid coverage to ineligible families and AFD...
Improvememts Needed in Efforts To Help the Mentally Disabled Return to or Remain in the Communities in Massachusetts
092276: Jul 8, 1976
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