With increasing welfare participation, service delivery (“timeliness”) has risen on the list of top performance metrics for which states are evaluated. Agencies are now being rewarded for prompt application processing timeliness rates, to meet the urgent needs of their growing welfare population.
Timeliness can be a significant challenge to agencies under resource strain. And over/under payment errors will increase if quality is sacrificed for speed. A critical piece to timely and accurate application processing is current payroll information, enabling your caseworkers with access to Equifax Verification Services can get them the information they need for on-the-spot determination of eligibility.
Equifax's employment database, is an invaluable online tool for agencies struggling to meet ever-changing performance metrics and a growing needy population. Equifax’s income information provides agencies with current salary information on their applicants, including pay period detail that allows caseworker flexibility in calculating household income for accurate eligibility determinations, re-certifications and for program integrity reviews.
Equifax service provides access to employment and income information on nearly 55 million actively employed persons direct from the employer each pay period. It often provides a “complete employment” view that allows agencies to determine if unreported income is present to evaluate fraud. Our service rapidly verifies current income information, online or in batch, and is used hand-in-hand with Public Sector data to ensure the most current and complete income information is being used so the most-needy recipients can be served – quickly!
Rely on Equifax Verification Services for instant, employer direct income – and reduce delays in assistance!