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High-Priority Programs and Programs over $100M in Monetary Loss

The government can achieve the greatest return on investment for the taxpayer by ensuring that improper payments are eliminated in the highest-risk programs, otherwise known as high-priority programs. These programs have improper payments estimates that exceed $2 billion annually.

High-priority programs are designated by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and agencies with high-priority programs have additional reporting requirements.

To reduce the monetary loss to the tax payers by issuing payments correctly the first time, in FY 2018 High Priority Programs will be combined with programs that have over a $100 Million or more in monetary loss. This is an opportunity to improve the efficiency of government programs by focusing on reducing incorrect payment that result in monetary loss.

Determination criteria and reporting requirements for high-priority programs are found in OMB Guidance Circular A-123, Appendix C

Select a program from the list below to view program details:



Agency Program Name
Department of Agriculture Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, 2020 Q3
Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, 2020 Q1
Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, 2019 Q4
Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, 2019 Q3
Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, 2019 Q2
Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, 2018 Q4
Department of Agriculture National School Lunch, 2020 Q3
National School Lunch, 2020 Q1
National School Lunch, 2019 Q4
National School Lunch, 2019 Q3
National School Lunch, 2019 Q2
National School Lunch, 2018 Q4
Department of Agriculture School Breakfast, 2020 Q3
School Breakfast, 2020 Q1
School Breakfast, 2019 Q4
School Breakfast, 2019 Q3
School Breakfast, 2019 Q2
School Breakfast, 2018 Q4
Department of Agriculture Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, 2019 Q4
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, 2019 Q3
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, 2019 Q2
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, 2018 Q4
Department of Agriculture Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, 2020 Q3
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, 2020 Q1
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, 2019 Q4
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, 2019 Q3
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, 2019 Q2
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, 2018 Q4
Department of Agriculture FSA Agriculture Risk and Price Loss Coverage, 2020 Q3
FSA Agriculture Risk and Price Loss Coverage, 2020 Q1
Department of Defense Military Pay, 2020 Q3
Military Pay, 2020 Q1
Military Pay, 2019 Q4
Military Pay, 2019 Q3
Military Pay, 2019 Q2
Military Pay, 2018 Q4
Department of Defense Travel Pay, 2019 Q4
Travel Pay, 2019 Q3
Travel Pay, 2019 Q2
Travel Pay, 2018 Q4
Department of Defense Military Health Benefits, 2020 Q3
Military Health Benefits, 2020 Q1
Department of Defense Military Retirement, 2020 Q3
Military Retirement, 2020 Q1
Department of Education Direct Loan, 2020 Q3
Direct Loan, 2020 Q1
Direct Loan, 2019 Q4
Direct Loan, 2019 Q3
Direct Loan, 2019 Q2
Direct Loan, 2018 Q4
Department of Education Pell Grant, 2020 Q3
Pell Grant, 2020 Q1
Pell Grant, 2019 Q4
Pell Grant, 2019 Q3
Pell Grant, 2019 Q2
Pell Grant, 2018 Q4
Department of Health and Human Services Child Care, 2020 Q3
Child Care, 2020 Q1
Child Care, 2019 Q4
Child Care, 2019 Q3
Child Care, 2019 Q2
Child Care, 2018 Q4
Department of Health and Human Services Children’s Health Insurance Program, 2020 Q3
Children’s Health Insurance Program, 2020 Q1
Children’s Health Insurance Program, 2019 Q4
Children’s Health Insurance Program, 2019 Q3
Children’s Health Insurance Program, 2019 Q2
Children’s Health Insurance Program, 2019 Q1
Department of Health and Human Services Medicaid, 2020 Q3
Medicaid, 2020 Q1
Medicaid, 2019 Q4
Medicaid, 2019 Q3
Medicaid, 2019 Q2
Medicaid, 2018 Q4
Department of Health and Human Services Medicare Fee-For-Service, 2020 Q3
Medicare Fee-For-Service, 2020 Q1
Medicare Fee-For-Service, 2019 Q4
Medicare Fee-For-Service, 2019 Q3
Medicare Fee-For-Service, 2019 Q2
Medicare Fee-For-Service, 2018 Q4
Department of Health and Human Services Medicare Part C, 2020 Q3
Medicare Part C, 2020 Q1
Medicare Part C, 2019 Q4
Medicare Part C, 2019 Q3
Medicare Part C, 2019 Q2
Medicare Part C, 2018 Q4
Department of Health and Human Services Medicare Part D, 2020 Q3
Medicare Part D, 2020 Q1
Medicare Part D, 2019 Q4
Medicare Part D, 2019 Q3
Medicare Part D, 2019 Q2
Medicare Part D, 2018 Q4
Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance, 2019 Q4
Unemployment Insurance, 2019 Q3
Unemployment Insurance, 2019 Q2
Unemployment Insurance, 2018 Q4
Social Security Administration Supplemental Security Income, 2020 Q3
Supplemental Security Income, 2020 Q1
Supplemental Security Income, 2019 Q4
Supplemental Security Income, 2019 Q3
Supplemental Security Income, 2019 Q2
Social Security Administration Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance, 2020 Q3
Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance, 2020 Q1
Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance, 2019 Q4
Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance, 2019 Q3
Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance, 2019 Q2
Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration Highway Planning and Construction, 2020 Q3
Federal Highway Administration Highway Planning and Construction, 2020 Q1
Federal Highway Administration Highway Planning and Construction, 2019 Q4
Federal Highway Administration Highway Planning and Construction, 2019 Q3
Federal Highway Administration Highway Planning and Construction, 2018 Q4
Department of the Treasury Earned Income Tax Credit, 2020 Q3
Earned Income Tax Credit, 2020 Q1
Earned Income Tax Credit, 2019 Q4
Earned Income Tax Credit, 2019 Q3
Earned Income Tax Credit, 2019 Q2
Earned Income Tax Credit, 2018 Q4
Department of the Treasury Additional Child Tax Credit, 2020 Q3
Additional Child Tax Credit, 2020 Q1
Department of the Treasury American Opportunity Tax Credit, 2020 Q3
American Opportunity Tax Credit, 2020 Q1
Department of Veterans Affairs Community Care, 2020 Q3
Community Care, 2020 Q1
Community Care, 2019 Q4
Community Care, 2019 Q3
Community Care, 2019 Q2
Community Care, 2018 Q4
Department of Veterans Affairs Compensation, 2019 Q4
Compensation, 2019 Q3
Compensation, 2019 Q2
Compensation, 2018 Q4
Department of Veterans Affairs Pension, 2020 Q3
Pension, 2020 Q1
Pension, 2019 Q4
Pension, 2019 Q3
Pension, 2019 Q2
Pension, 2018 Q4
Department of Veterans Affairs Purchased Long Term Services and Support, 2020 Q3
Purchased Long Term Services and Support, 2020 Q1
Purchased Long Term Services and Support, 2019 Q4
Purchased Long Term Services and Support, 2019 Q3
Purchased Long Term Services and Support, 2019 Q2
Purchased Long Term Services and Support, 2018 Q4
Federal Communications Commission Universal Service Funds, 2020 Q3
Universal Service Funds, 2020 Q1
Universal Service Funds, 2019 Q4
Universal Service Funds, 2019 Q3
Universal Service Funds, 2019 Q2
Universal Service Funds, 2018 Q4
Federal Communications Commission Universal Services Fund - Schools & Libraries, 2020 Q3
Universal Services Fund - Schools & Libraries, 2020 Q1
Office of Personnel Management Total Program Retirement, 2019 Q4
Total Program Retirement, 2019 Q3