"You don't lose nearly $4 billion worth of taxpayer money unless there is something broken in the system — a 'lack of controls,' as [Auditor] Faber politely put it."
Audit finds more than 25 percent of Ohio claims paid last fiscal year were potentially overpayments or fraud; report cites pandemic-fueled joblessness, antiquated system.
In a review of ODH, auditors found that the data presented to the public was generally correct. They also identified several areas to improve transparency and operations, and collect more meaningful data.
We are happy to announce that nearly half of the 2,812 public entities audited for public records compliance went above and beyond by implementing best practices and earning additional recognition by our StaRS program.
Multiple glitches with the state’s computerized enrollment system potentially costs taxpayers up to $455 million in erroneous payments.
Keith Faber, who took office in January 2019, is dedicated to ensuring efficient, effective, and transparent government for the people of Ohio.