Michigan State Disbursement Unit, Office of Child Support - 431-0142-18

Description of Agency

The Office of Child Support (OCS), Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), contracts with a vendor to operate the Michigan State Disbursement Unit (MiSDU). The vendor centrally collects and disburses child support remittances in accordance with federal child support enforcement program requirements. MiSDU collected and processed remittances totaling $2.6 billion from June 1, 2016 through May 31, 2018. This performance audit is required by Section 400.238(3) of the Michigan Compiled Laws.

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the effectiveness of OCS’s efforts to ensure the accurate and timely disbursement of child support collections.
  2. To assess the effectiveness of OCS’s efforts in monitoring the accuracy and completeness of the bank accounts used to record child support financial activities.

Timing

Estimated Release Date: February 2019


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