Estimated Improper Payment Rate for the period from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018: 9.85%

2018 Improper Payments Estimate: $4,952,968

Note: UI improper payment data displayed on this page are derived from the BAM program. Readers are strongly cautioned that it may be misleading to compare one state's payment accuracy rates with another state's rates, as no two states' written laws, regulations, and policies specifying eligibility conditions are identical, and differences in these conditions influence the potential for error. To compare state laws, visit https://oui.doleta.gov/unemploy/statelaws.asp or contact the state directly.

UI Improper Payment Root Causes as a Percent of Total UI Benefits Paid

The Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act (IPERA) of 2010, requires programs to report an annual improper payment rate below 10 percent, and the UI program established a performance measure for states to meet the 10 percent requirement.

This bar chart depicts the state's estimated overpayment and root cause rates as a percent of total UI benefits paid for the three-year period from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018:

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UI Improper Payment Root Causes as a Percent of Overpayments

This pie chart depicts the state's estimated overpayment root causes as a percent of total overpayments for the three-year period from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018:

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