Using the Pooling Factor in the CCDF Error Rate Review

The purpose of this brief is to assist Lead Agencies in understanding the pooling factor as it relates to the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) error rate review. The first section includes a description of the pooling factor and how it is used in the error rate review. Then, guidance is provided to assist in completing the pooling factor item in the Sampling Decisions, Assurances, and Fieldwork Preparation Plan (SDAP). The next section includes a description of how the pooling factor is used in the ACF-404 State Improper Payments Report. Finally, resources are given for Lead Agencies seeking additional information about the pooling factor.

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August 4, 2020
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