The report describes works performed under the Social Assistance Reform Project in order to enhance social inspector work in Ukraine. The functions, rights and obligations of social inspectors, as well as the problems they face in their daily work, are thoroughly studied. The best practices of tackling fraud in the social assistance system are analyzed and recommendations for combating fraud and improving procedures of benefit applications processing and supervising the applicants are made. Finally, the document presents two practical tools designed to separate trustworthy applicants from suspicious ones, namely, a method of indirect (hybrid) means-testing and scoring method for assessing the applicants’ living conditions.
- Social Protection