Reporting Instructions: DCF CORe Code 0843
Child Care Fraud - Client
Report direct costs for operation of child care client fraud prevention and investigation services. Examples of eligible costs include:
- program monitoring;
- fraud prevention activities;
- investigation services;
- overpayment costs determinations and costs associated with pursuing related criminal investigations.
- Do not include costs for preparing for and attending fair hearings or criminal hearings.
These costs are to be reported on lines codes 0851/8851.
Costs reported on the County Shared Cost Report are not to be reported on this line code. Instead, these costs are reported on line code 8843/County Allocated Non-Direct Costs – CC Fraud - Client.
Once funds on 0843 are fully expended, Fraud Services - Provider costs may be charged to 0847/CC Fraud - Client.
- Line code 8843 is not available to tribes. Tribes need to use 0843.