Government Benefits Fraud (Currently Unavailable)

Author: Robert K Minniti

CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs

We have all heard of government benefits fraud but did you ever wonder how it works? How do these fraud schemes work and how much do they cost taxpayers? This course is designed to review government benefits frauds.

Publication Date: November 2017

Designed For
CFOs, CEOs, business owners, business managers, internal auditors, external auditors, corporate accountants, government accountants, CPAs, CMA, CIAs and risk management personnel.

Topics Covered

  • Examples of actual fraud cases
  • Methodologies for committing government benefits fraud
  • Procedures for reporting government benefits fraud
  • Government Risks
  • United States Sentencing Commission
  • Medicare Frauds
  • Social Security Frauds
  • Unemployment Fraud
  • Worker's Comp Fraud
  • Government Benefits Fraud
  • SNAP Fraud
  • Student Loan Fraud
  • SBA Loan Fraud
  • Corruption
  • Reporting Government Benefits Fraud

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize how frauds are being committed and uncovered
  • Identify various methodologies for detecting government benefits fraud
  • Differentiate legal issues involved in government benefit frauds and how it could affect your business
  • Describe procedures for reporting government benefits fraud
  • Recognize common government benefit frauds
  • Differentiate offender characteristics for government benefits fraud
  • Describe the amount the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association estimates healthcare fraud costs the U.S. Government
  • Identify welfare programs which had the highest amount of improper payments based on fiscal year 2014 spending
  • Identify types of conflict of interest
  • Recognize the average age of offenders with respect to government benefits fraud
  • Identify the median loss in 2015 with respect to government benefits fraud offenses
  • Recognize the sate with the lowest percentage of unemployment fraud in 2016
  • Differentiate real case scenarios of fraud cases and how to avoid the same mistakes
  • Differentiate types of bribery


Instructional Method

NASBA Field of Study
Accounting (Governmental) (1 hour), Auditing (Governmental) (1 hour)

Program Prerequisites

Advance Preparation

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