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The objectives of our audit were to review State agency oversight procedures for child support enforcement program contracts and determine the allowability of contracted services costs for the Title IV-D child support enforcement program administered by the Hamilton County Department of Job and Family Services for the period January 1, 2003, through December 31, 2004. The State agency had extensive policies and procedures in place for properly procuring contracted services for the child support enforcement program. We found that reviewed charges to the Title IV-D program were generally acceptable. We recommend that the State agency continue to emphasize its policies and procedures to ensure that County agency allocations for contracted services for the child support enforcement program are in accordance with benefits received.
State agency officials agreed with the findings and the recommendation.