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Applying Agreed-Upon Procedures: Federal Unemployment Taxes
GAO-01-382R: Published: Feb 26, 2001. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 2001.
GAO performed procedures to determine whether the net federal unemployment tax revenue distributed to the Unemployment Trust Fund for fiscal year 2000 is supported by the underlying records. The procedures GAO agreed to perform include (1) detailed tests of transactions that represent the underlying basis of amounts distributed to the UTF and (2) a review of key reconciliations of the Internal Rev...
A Practical Guide to Federal Enterprise Architecture, Version 1.0 (Extended by GAO-03-584G)
P00201: Feb 2, 2001
This publication is extended by GAO-03-584G A Framework for Assessing and Improving Enterprise Architecture Management (Version 1.1), April 2003. In August 2010, GAO issued GAO-10-846G Organizational Transformation: A Framework for Assessing and Improving Enterprise Architecture Management (Version 2.0).BackgroundReflecting the general consensus in industry that large, complex systems development...
Worker Protection: Better Coordination Can Improve Safety at Hazardous Material Facilities
GAO-01-62: Published: Oct 26, 2000. Publicly Released: Oct 26, 2000.
Work places that produce, use, store, or dispose of hazardous materials are considered to be among the most dangerous in the nation. Workers at these facilities face the potential for injury, chronic illness, or death, which can be caused simply by exposure to certain materials. Several agencies play a role in protecting workplace safety and health. This report discusses coordination of efforts by...
Medicare: HCFA Could Do More to Identify and Collect Overpayments
HEHS/AIMD-00-304: Published: Sep 7, 2000. Publicly Released: Sep 7, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on efforts to recover Medicare's overpayments, focusing on: (1) how the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) and its contractors identify potential overpayments, and whether techniques used by recovery auditors would improve overpayment identification; (2) how well HCFA and its contractors collect overpayments once they are ident...
Implementation of HIPAA: Progress Slow in Enforcing Federal Standards in Nonconforming States
HEHS-00-85: Published: Mar 31, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) enforcement of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), focusing on: (1) HCFA's progress in enforcing HIPAA and related laws in states lacking conforming statutes; (2) HCFA's role in enforcing HIPAA for state and local government health plans; and (3) the status of pe...
GAO Report on Applying Agreed-Upon Procedures: Federal Unemployment Taxes
AIMD-00-80R: Published: Feb 25, 2000. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 2000.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed whether the net federal unemployment tax (FUTA) revenue distributed to the Unemployment Trust Fund (UTF) for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1999, is supported by the underlying records.GAO noted that: (1) in performing the agreed-upon procedures, GAO conducted its work in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards, whic...
Observations on the Department of the Treasury's Fiscal Year 2000 Performance Plan
GGD-99-114R: Published: Jul 20, 1999. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of the Treasury's fiscal year (FY) 2000 performance plan that was submitted to Congress as required by the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, focusing on the: (1) usefulness of the agency's plan for decisionmaking; and (2) degree of improvement the agency's FY 2000 performance plan represents over the FY 1999 plan.GAO no...
Financial Management: Bureau of Reclamation Sources and Uses of Funds
AIMD-99-200R: Published: May 26, 1999. Publicly Released: May 26, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Bureau of Reclamation's sources and uses of funds at federal water projects, focusing on: (1) the Bureau's legal authorities and policies and procedures for obtaining, using, and accounting for funds, the types and amounts of funding obtained, and how funds were spent; (2) controls that were established to ensure that funds are properly obtaine...
Medicare Home Health Agencies: Role of Surety Bonds in Increasing Scrutiny and Reducing Overpayments
HEHS-99-23: Published: Jan 29, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the surety bond requirements for home health agencies (HHA) participating in Medicare, focusing on: (1) analyzing the key features of surety bonds that affect their costs and effect; (2) examining the Florida Medicaid program's experience with a surety bond requirements for HHAs and its relevance to the Medicare surety bond requirement; (3) review...
Agreed-Upon Procedures: Airport and Airway Trust Fund Excise Taxes
AIMD-99-72R: Published: Feb 25, 1999. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed whether the net excise tax revenue distributed to the Airport and Airway Trust Fund (AATF) for the fiscal year (FY) ended September 30, 1998, is supported by the underlying records.GAO noted that: (1) this engagement to apply agreed-upon procedures was performed in accordance with standards established by the American Institute of Certified Publi...