Audit: Michigan doing good job on child support

generic DHS generic Department of Human Services

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan government audit of $2.6 billion in child support payments says that the office in charge of collecting the money is doing an effective job in making sure that parents pay what they owe and care-givers get what’s coming to them.

The Michigan Office of the Auditor General released a report Friday on the handling of payments from June 1, 2012, to March 31, 2014.

The state Department of Human Services says the audit concludes that its Office of Child Support “is effective in ensuring that child support collection and distribution is accurate and timely.”

The audit says that a private contractor distributing the money did so with 99.9 percent accuracy during the 21-month period.




   Department comment

WOOD TV8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s