The Second Access, Participation, Eligibility, and Certification Study (APEC II): Estimating and Validating Statistical Models for Generating State Estimates of Improper Payments in the NSLP and SBP

The Second Access, Participation, Eligibility, and Certification Study (APEC II): Estimating and Validating Statistical Models for Generating State Estimates of Improper Payments in the NSLP and SBP

Published: Nov 30, 2016
Publisher: Chicago, IL: Mathematica Policy Research
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Associated Project

Estimating Improper Payments for School Meal Programs: Access, Participation, Eligibility, and Certification II (APEC)

Time frame: 2011-2016

Prepared for:

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service

Clients
USDA
On average, the State-level models developed for APEC-II are likely to provide reasonable estimates of State improper payments. Thus, the model-based estimates can give useful information to help FNS target efforts to reduce improper payments and provide States with information on the types of error for which they are at highest risk.

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