FAA1.A Background and Introduction : 08 Inappropriate, Suspicious, or Potentially Fraudulent Activity - Overview
08 Inappropriate, Suspicious, or Potentially Fraudulent Activity - Overview
 
(07/01/13 - 09/30/13)
Report all instances where an employee, contractor, volunteer or temporary employee is discovered or suspected of being involved in an inappropriate, suspicious, or potentially fraudulent activity.
 
These activities may be discovered while completing any of, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, the following:
 
Viewing employee, contractor, volunteer or temporary employee activity on a case
Registering or processing new or renewal applications
Working alerts or processing changes
Conducting case read activity
Discussion with employees, contractors, volunteers or temporary employees or overhearing a discussion among employees, contractors, volunteers or temporary employees
Information provided by a participant regarding their case or other cases
Observing an employee, contractor, volunteer or temporary employee viewing a case that they have no official business reason to access (conflict of interest)
While conducting audits
 
See Example Employee Unacceptable Behavior for additional examples of inappropriate or suspicious activities.
 
WARNING
Arizona Revised Statute §41-1959 makes the release of confidential information a Class 2 Misdemeanor. Disciplinary action will be taken when it is found that an employee, contractor, volunteer or temporary employee has misused or inappropriately released information regarding a CA, MA, or NA case.
Disciplinary action may include suspension, dismissal, and prosecution.