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Medicare: Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program Financial Report for Fiscal Year 1997
AIMD-98-157: Published: Jun 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the first joint report issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on the fiscal year (FY) 1997 deposits to the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund and the allocation of the Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program (HCFAC) appropriation, focusing on: (1) the amounts deposited to the trust f...
Child Welfare: Complex Needs Strain Capacity to Provide Services
HEHS-95-208: Published: Sep 26, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1995.
GAO reviewed the foster care system and related child welfare services, focusing on: (1) recent trends in the characteristics of the foster care population; (2) whether resources for foster care and child welfare services have kept pace with changing needs; and (3) how states are responding to current foster care and other service needs.GAO found that: (1) the sharp increase in the number of child...
Health Insurance: More Resources Needed to Combat Fraud and Abuse
T-HRD-92-49: Published: Jul 28, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1992.
GAO discussed health insurance fraud and abuse, focusing on the need for greater investigative and prosecutorial resources to combat the problems. GAO noted that: (1) health industry officials estimate that fraud and abuse contribute to 10 percent of U.S. health care's current $700 billion in costs; (2) the health insurance system allows unscrupulous health care providers to cheat health insurance...
Health Care Fraud: Characteristics, Sanctions, and Prevention
AFMD-87-29BR: Published: Jul 15, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO conducted a review of health care fraud investigations that agency inspectors general referred to the Department of Justice (DOJ) for prosecution, to identify: (1) the characteristics of the alleged fraud; (2) actions DOJ took against those defrauding the government; and (3) whether the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General'...
Validation of the Health Care Related Convictions Attributed to the Office of Investigations of the Department of Health and Human Services
HRD-81-34: Published: Dec 5, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 5, 1980.
The Senate Committee on Finance requested that GAO evaluate certain information it had received on the Office of Investigations (OI), Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The information indicated that: (1) OI had exaggerated its effectiveness by claiming credit for convictions resulting from investigations carried out by others; and (2) OIG had d...