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Which federal program has the highest rate of improper payments?

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In 2013, the federal school breakfast program had an improper payment rate of 25.3%, as compared to 18.4% for disaster assistance, and 9.5-10.1% for Medicare. Per the U.S. Government Accountability Office, "once fraudulent or improper payments are made, the government is likely to only recover pennies on the dollar."

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