37.70.107 REFERRALS TO THE QUALITY ASSURANCE DIVISION, PROGRAM COMPLIANCE BUREAU
(1) The Quality Assurance Division, Program Compliance Bureau (PCB), has the power and duty to:
(a) investigate matters relating to LIEAP including, but not limited to, applications, awards of benefits, and information received relating to an application;
(b) determine, based on the evidence gathered, whether an overpayment of benefits has occurred; and
(c) whether the overpayment was due to:
(i) a false or misleading statement or a misrepresentation, concealment, or withholding of facts; or
(ii) any other action intended to mislead, misrepresent, conceal, or withhold facts.
(2) Local contractors must make reports of possible overpayments or fraud to the department's Human and Community Services Division (HCSD), P.O. Box 202956, Helena, MT 59620-2956. HCSD will review cases prior to referral to the PCB.
History: 53-2-201, MCA; IMP, 53-2-201, MCA; NEW, 1982 MAR p. 732, Eff. 4/16/82; TRANS, from SRS, 1998 MAR p. 2059; AMD, 2002 MAR p. 3635, Eff. 11/28/02; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 126, Eff. 1/17/14; AMD, 2015 MAR p. 2145, Eff. 12/11/15; AMD, 2019 MAR p. 2383, Eff. 12/28/19.