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Medicare: HCFA Should Improve Internal Controls Over Part B Advance Payments
HRD-91-81: Published: Apr 17, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 17, 1991.
GAO reviewed the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) controls over Medicare internal control weaknesses, focusing on Georgia's and Florida's carriers' methods for recouping advance payments made to physicians, laboratories, and suppliers under part B regulations.GAO found that: (1) HCFA lack of internal controls over advance payments to part B providers resulted in inappropriate official...
Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986: Time Taken by States to Draw Down Formula Grant Funds
GGD-89-78: Published: Jun 2, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the distribution of Anti-Drug Abuse Act formula grants, focusing on the: (1) length of time the Departments of Justice, Education, and Health and Human Services (HHS) took to award the grant funds to states; (2) length of time states took to draw down the funds; and (3) organizations to which states awarded the funds.GAO found that: (1) the fede...
Health and Nutrition: Collection of Vital Statistical Data on Hispanics
HRD-88-68BR: Published: Mar 18, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the sampling plans of four national surveys, specifically their health and nutrition data on Hispanics.GAO found that: (1) the surveys included too few minority group members to allow separate nationally projectable estimates of their health or nutritional condition; (2) to overcome this lack of data, two of the surveys oversampled Hispanics, an...