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Federal Health Care: Increased Information System Sharing Could Improve Service, Reduce Costs
IMTEC-93-33BR: Published: Jun 29, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compared automated health information systems in use at the Departments of Defense (DOD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Indian Health Service (IHS), focusing on: (1) functions common to the three systems; (2) the amount of information sharing between the three agencies; and (3) facilitators and barriers to information sharing.GAO found that: (1) although...
Military Bases: Letters and Requests Received on Proposed Closures and Realignments
NSIAD-93-173S: Published: May 25, 1993. Publicly Released: May 25, 1993.
GAO provided a supplement including copies of letters from Congress, local government officials, and private citizens to the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission concerning military base closures.GAO noted that the letters and materials: (1) provided useful leads and supported issues that it was actively pursuing; and (2) may be helpful to the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commis...
Statutory Provisions Relating to GAO: Fiscal Years 1975-1990
OIMC-93-3: Published: Feb 1, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1993.
GAO published summaries of legislative provisions relating to its functions and duties for fiscal years 1975 to 1990...
Status of Open Recommendations: Improving Resources, Community, and Economic Development Programs
OP-93-1B: Published: Jan 15, 1993. Publicly Released: Jan 15, 1993.
GAO reported on the conclusions and recommendations resulting from its audits and other reviews of federal departments and agencies. Information is presented on those recommendations in the areas of resources, community, and economic development on which no satisfactory legislative or administrative actions have been completed. They are submitted for use in congressional review of budget requests...
1993 DOD Budget: Potential Reductions in Command, Control, and Communications Satellite Programs
NSIAD-92-289BR: Published: Sep 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) examined the Army, Navy, and Air Force fiscal year (FY) 1993 budget requests and prior years' appropriations for selected command, control, and communications satellite programs; and (2) identified potential reductions to the FY 1993 budget request and potential rescissions to prior year appropriations.GAO found that: (1) schedule slippage, technical r...
Small Business in Southern Nevada
RCED-93-36R: Published: Oct 6, 1992. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Small Business Administration's (SBA) performance in southern Nevada, focusing on the: (1) Las Vegas district office's staffing requirements; (2) Las Vegas district office's effectiveness in approving and servicing loans; (3) extent to which federal installations in Nevada provided procurement contracts to small businesses; and (...
B-2 Bomber: Potential Rescission of Prior Appropriations for Military Construction
NSIAD-92-320BR: Published: Sep 25, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 1992.
GAO identified potential rescissions to the Air Force's fiscal year (FY) 1990 through FY 1992 appropriations for the B-2 bomber's facilities construction programs.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force's updated plans show that the B-2 construction projects funded in FY 1991 will not be needed before 2000; and (2) the $21.4 million intended for facilities construction in FY 1991 could be rescinded...
Strategic Defense Initiative: Some Claims Overstated for Early Flight Tests of Interceptors
NSIAD-92-282: Published: Sep 8, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the accuracy of Strategic Defense Initiative Organization's (SDIO) claims concerning flight test results.GAO found that the: (1) Kinetic Kill Vehicle Integrated Technology Experiment (KITE) utilizes a shroud to protect the optical window sensor at the missile's front; (2) Army Strategic Defense Command inaccurately claimed that the K...
Detroit City Airport
RCED-92-169R: Published: Apr 30, 1992. Publicly Released: May 15, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on Detroit's plans to request airport grant funding from the Federal Aviation Administration's Airport Improvement Program. GAO noted that: (1) Detroit has requested $16 million to remove certain houses and commercial structures on the periphery of the Detroit City Airport, and $112 million to help expand the airport and construct a new...
Military Airlift: Status of C-17 Aircraft Development Program
NSIAD-92-205BR: Published: Apr 20, 1992. Publicly Released: May 5, 1992.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the status of the development, production, and testing of the C-17 military transport aircraft.GAO found that: (1) costs incurred by the contractor for development have exceeded the contract ceiling of $6.6 billion; (2) in December 1991, the completion cost estimate increased to $7.4 billion; (3) the constractor reports spending $1...