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Payment Integrity Center of Excellence

Payment Integrity Center of Excellence

The Payment Integrity Center of Excellence (PICOE) is a community of experts within the Bureau of the Fiscal Service that assists agencies in reducing improper payments and is dedicated to solving government-wide payment integrity challenges.

Who PICOE Works With:


Financial Institutions

Fiscal Service Internal

Law Enforcement & Inspectors General

PICOE works with our stakeholders to provide actionable solutions that solve their payment integrity challenges.

PICOE uses seven core competencies to guide the strategic and management direction and decisions to achieve PICOE's goals in fulfillment of the mission:

Operational Systems

Stakeholder Engagement & Partnerships

Business Insights



Customer Driven Solutions

Funds Recovery

When PICOE Helps:

PICOE creates solutions that proactively reduce improper payments, fraud risks, and fraud throughout the payment lifecycle.

Pre-Awards Pre-Payment At Time of Payment Post Payment

PICOE aims to solve government wide payment integrity challenges by creating customized solutions.

Understand Business Problem
Collaborate with customers, understand business needs

Develop Customer-Centric Solution
Develop innovative analytical solutions with business insights

Implement Solution
Provide actionable and tangible outcomes that solve operational business problems

Measure Value
Evaluate results and effectiveness of process improvements

Share best practices with stakeholders through training and outreach

Contact PICOE

Last modified 06/30/21