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2015 WIC Special Project Grants

Implementation of a Fraud Detection and Prevention System For Participant Integrity in the Georgia WIC Program (FDPS)

State Agency: Georgia

Summary: This Full Grant addresses WIC participant fraud and abuse. The Georgia Women, Infants and Children Program (GAWIC) will develop and implement a Fraud Detection and Prevention System. System features include data integration, predictive analytics, data mining and social network analysis to combat participant fraud and online sale of infant formula. In addition, GAWIC in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Public Health, will establish a WIC Participant Data Repository for use in interstate and intrastate dual participation determination. This will include establishing data sharing agreements with the bordering states of Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina.

Page updated: March 10, 2019