National WIC Association

Program Integrity Analyst

CDPH – WIC (Sacramento, CA)

This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by advancing the health and well-being of California’s diverse people and communities.  As an employee of the Data and Integrity Branch, the incumbent serves as part of a team that collects, analyzes, monitors, and leverages data, research, and policies to benefit, optimize, and protect the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program and its participants, local agencies, and vendors.

The incumbent works under the general direction of the Chief, Program Integrity Unit, Staff Services Manager I (SSM I). The Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) will develop and implement specific integrity and analytical procedures and provide oversight that will be sufficient in detecting program abuse and potential program abuse under the recently established and highly sophisticated California WIC Electronic Benefit Transfer Card (EBT) implementation program.  Assists with the development, facilitation, coordination, and evaluation of Program Integrity operations. The AGPA conducts regular independent review and analysis of WIC data to identify activity that may be fraudulent in nature. Refers information to appropriate regulatory entity for investigation. Provides data and documentation to prepare cases, collaborates with legal and law enforcement partners, and provides expert testimony at administrative, criminal, or civil hearings. Assists with and/or conducts Program Integrity training, education, and awareness activities, which can require statewide travel up to 10% of the time.


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