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Defense Health Care: Workload Reductions at Military Hospitals Have Increased CHAMPUS Costs
HRD-89-47: Published: Jul 10, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 10, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the reduced access of beneficiaries to military medical facilities, focusing on: (1) the extent to which military facilities referred beneficiaries to the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS); (2) whether the reduced access occurred in inpatient or outpatient services; (3) whether reductions occurred in facilities...
VA/DOD Health Care: Further Opportunities To Increase the Sharing of Medical Resources
HRD-88-51: Published: Mar 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Administration's (VA) and the Department of Defense's (DOD) implementation of legislation to promote their sharing of health care resources, to determine: (1) whether the two agencies took full advantage of opportunities to share their resources; (2) the adequacy of current incentives to share resources; (3) whether there were any b...
Medical ADP Systems: Status of Defense's Test of VA's System
IMTEC-87-39: Published: Sep 21, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1987.
GAO assessed the status of the Department of Defense's (DOD) testing of the Veterans Administration's (VA) Decentralized Hospital Computer Program system at two military hospital test sites.GAO found that: (1) March Air Force Base Hospital was testing 10 of 12 available software modules; (2) Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center was testing 6 of the 12 modules; (3) the hospitals were not testing all of...
Defense Health Programs: Sharing of DOD Aeromedical Evacuation System With VA Could Reduce Costs
HRD-87-98: Published: Jul 9, 1987. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the implementation of legislation to promote greater sharing of health care resources between the Veterans Administration (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD), specifically between the U.S. Air Force Regional Hospital at Elmendorf Air Force Base and the VA outpatient clinic, both in Anchorage, Alaska.GAO found that: (1) VA use of the DOD aer...
Blue-Collar Workers: Appraisal Systems Are in Place, But Basic Refinements Are Needed
GGD-87-72: Published: Jun 18, 1987. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 1987.
GAO evaluated how the Air Force, the Army, the Navy, and the Veterans Administration (VA) have implemented performance appraisal systems for federal wage system, or blue-collar, employees.GAO reviewed 84 performance plans applicable to 5,843 employees and found that 54 contained standards that were not clear, did not distinguish among all levels of performance, or were based on uncontrollable exte...
DOD Should Restructure the March Air Force Base Test of Veterans Administration-Developed Software
IMTEC-85-14: Published: Sep 11, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 11, 1985.
GAO reported on its review of the Tri-Service Medical Information System Program (TRIMIS) established by the Department of Defense (DOD) to consolidate Army, Navy, and Air Force efforts in developing computer systems for their hospitals and clinics. GAO specifically addressed the DOD test of the Veterans Administration's (VA) software at March Air Force Base (AFB), California.GAO found that the Co...
President's Third Special Message for Fiscal Year 1982
OGC-82-4: Published: Nov 24, 1981. Publicly Released: Nov 24, 1981.
GAO reviewed the President's third special message to Congress for fiscal year 1982. The special message proposed two rescissions of budget authority totaling $88.2 million and 72 deferrals of budget authority totaling $482.9 million.A proposed Department of Defense (DOD) budget rescission is based on a decision to purchase 120 instead of 180 F-16 aircraft in 1982. The conference report on this re...