Unemployment Insurance Benefit Payment Integrity

Unemployment Insurance Improper Payment Rates Summary By IPIA Reporting Year

IPIA Reporting Year* Outlays Overpayments
Annual Report
Rate
Overpayments Operational Rate Underpayments
  $ Mil. % $ Mil. % $ Mil. % $ Mil.
2004 $37,335 9.70% $3,622 5.07% $1,893 0.64% $239
2005 $32,248 9.46% $3,051 4.98% $1,606 0.67% $216
2006 $30,976 10.23% $3,168 5.63% $1,744 0.67% $208
2007 $31,530 9.71% $3,062 5.95% $1,876 0.59% $186
2008 $42,430 9.25% $3,925 5.49% $2,329 0.71% $301
2009 $119,249 9.60% $11,448 5.20% $6,201 0.70% $835
2010** $156,000 10.60% $16,536 5.70% $8,892 0.60% $936
2011 $114,140 11.35% $12,955 6.22% $7,100 0.65% $742
2012 $90,160 10.81% $9,746 5.99% $5,401 0.61% $550
2013 $66,788 8.82% $5,891 6.25% $4,174 0.50% $334

* Results for the IPIA reporting year are based on Benefit Accuracy Measurement (BAM) data for the 12-month period ending June 30 of the IPIA reporting year.

** 2010 estimates exclude Georgia BAM data, which could not be included due to coding and methodology issues, which were subsequently resolved.

Next Update by: November, 2014