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State officials say with an increase in Medicare spending under Obamacare comes a risk that some will abuse the system. (Getty Images)

Connecticut Hires Firm To Detect Fraud In DSS Program

Texas company will detect fraud, waste and abuse in the Department of Social Services Medical Assistance Program

12/29/2013

Department of Social Services

Former D.S.S Employee Arrested

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A former Connecticut Department of Social Services employee has been arrested, accused of stealing nearly $23,000 in state benefits. Katheryn Maties, a 41-year-old Bristol resident, was arrested Tuesday by the Chief […]

11/05/2013

Department of Social Services

CAFCA Briefed On NEON Matter

Late Friday came word that the state Department of Correction was ending its contract with a Norwalk-based anti-poverty agency to run a halfway house. State Department of Social Services Commissioner Roderick Bremby went so far […]

10/15/2013

State Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Comptroller: $100 Million Added To Deficit In Last Month

Connecticut’s projected deficit for the current fiscal year is up about $100 million in the last month, according to the latest projection from Comptroller Kevin Lembo.

02/01/2013

Department of Social Services

DSS: Boxes Of Unprocessed Forms Reaches About 125

The Department of Social Services said Wednesday there were approximately 125 boxes of unprocessed welfare and food stamp forms, including some with requests for voter registration assistance, found at the agency’s regional office in Hartford.

11/29/2012

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Lawyer Accuses State Of Muzzling Workers

The attormey for some of the state workers accused of fraud in a federal storm aid program says the state is trying to stop Department of Social Services workers from taking to him.

01/12/2012

Department of Social Services

Ten More State Workers Reviewed By DSS

Governor Malloy’s office says the Department of Social Services and the Office of Labor Relations have sent the names of ten more state workers for administrative review.

12/27/2011

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Markley Wants Review Of DSS Distribution Of Irene Aid

Southington state Sen. Joe Markley is asking state auditors to review how the Connecticut Department of Social Services handled the recent distribution of payments to needy people who sustained losses from Tropical Storm Irene.

10/01/2011