Improper Payments

Reducing Improper Payments: Leading Insights and Strategies

March 4 | 2:00–3:50 PM ET | 2 CPEs | 2 PDUs | FOS: AUDG

Program Level: Overview
Prerequisite: None
Advance Preparation: None required
Field of Study: Auditing - Governmental (AUDG)

In 2018 alone, it is estimated that the federal government made over $150 billion in improper payments.  The ability to prevent, identify, and resolve improper payments is critical to the integrity of government programs and ensuring taxpayers’ trust in government.  Accountants, auditors, and other financial management professionals play a vital role in reducing the government’s exposure to improper payments.  “Reducing Improper Payments: Leading Insights and Strategies” will explore the latest developments and strategies for preventing and recovering improper payments with government leaders and experts.
Join us to learn about what steps are being taken across government to stem improper payments, including best practices that can be applied to your organization!  

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • Obtain information regarding the history and present state of improper payments in government
  • Receive insights from government leaders about what is being done currently to prevent improper payments and future opportunities for improvement
  • Learn about best-practices and technology solutions that can be used to identify, recapture, and prevent improper payments


  • Tom Rohn (Invited), Statistician, Defense Finance and Accounting Service
  • Peggy Javery, MPA, CGFM, Director, Compliance Operations Office, USDA-Rural Development
  • Steven Arias (Invited), Supervisory Quality Control Specialist , SBA


Tom Coleman

Tom Coleman
Acquisition and Financial Management Practice Leader
FI Consulting

How to Register

Online Registration Process

Online registrations are for this webinar only.

Email/Mail Registration Process

Available for site coordinators registering for multiple webinars for their group.


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  • Email Registration – We accept payments via credit cards and purchase orders.
  • Mail Registration – All payment types are accepted.

Cancellations and early bird group pricing deadline: February 28, 2020.