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Racial Profiling: Limited Data Available on Motorist Stops
GGD-00-41: Published: Mar 13, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the racial profiling of motorists, focusing on the: (1) findings and methodologies of analyses that have been conducted on racial profiling of motorists; and (2) federal, state, and local data available, or expected to be available, on motorist stops.GAO noted that: (1) GAO found no comprehensive, nationwide source of information tha...
HCFA: Three Largest Medicare Overpayment Settlements Were Improper
OSI-00-4: Published: Feb 25, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) reviewed the application of the Federal Claims Collection Act to the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) settlement of overpayment matters with providers; and (2) developed case studies of settlements that may have been improper.GAO noted that: (1) HCFA provided GAO with copies of 96 agreements reflecting Medicare overpayment settlements that...
Telecommunications: Process by Which Mergers of Local Telephone Companies Are Reviewed
RCED-99-223: Published: Aug 20, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) standards and processes under which mergers between local telephone companies are evaluated and approved by governmental bodies; and (2) implementation of this process in the Bell Atlantic-NYNEX merger, and the effects of the merger that can be observed.GAO noted that: (1) several governmental bodies review mergers between local telephone...
Asset Forfeiture: Marshals Service Controls Over Seized Assets
GGD-99-41: Published: Mar 26, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1999.
GAO reviewed the U.S. Marshals Service's (USMS) asset forfeiture programs, focusing on: (1) controls over selected categories of seized assets--namely vehicles, vessels, real property, financial instruments, and general property--at four large USMS districts: the Central District of California, the Southern District of Florida, and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; and (2) whether se...
Aviation Competition: Effects on Consumers from Domestic Airline Alliances Vary
RCED-99-37: Published: Jan 15, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 29, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) the status of the proposed alliances to be formed by the six largest U.S. airlines; (2) the potential beneficial and harmful effects on consumers; and (3) the authority of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) to review these alliances and the status of their reviews.GAO noted that: (1) all s...
Abortion Clinics: Information on the Effectiveness of the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act
GGD-99-2: Published: Nov 10, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) the occurrence of abortion clinic incidents before and after the enactment of the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act of 1994 (FACE); (2) views regarding FACE and its effectiveness from representatives of these clinics, selected police departments and U.S. Attorney offices, and other representatives from the Department of...
Law Enforcement: Information on Drug-Related Police Corruption
GGD-98-111: Published: May 28, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the impact of drug trafficking on the corruption of police in large cities that have a high incidence of drug trafficking and drug abuse, focusing on the: (1) nature and extent of known drug-related police corruption in certain large cities; (2) factors associated with known drug-related police corruption; and (3) practices that have been recommend...
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...
Bilingual Voting Assistance: Assistance Provided and Costs
GGD-97-81: Published: May 9, 1997. Publicly Released: May 9, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed aspects of the implementation of bilingual language provisons of the Voting Rights Act, focusing on: (1) the types of assistance jurisdictions provided for the 1996 general election; and (2) actual cost that covered jurisdictions incurred to provide bilingual voting assistance in 1996 and prior years, if available.GAO noted that: (1) of the 292 jur...
Fingerprint-Based Background Checks: Implementation of the National Child Protection Act of 1993
GGD-97-32: Published: Jan 15, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 15, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed certain implementation issues under the National Child Protection Act of 1993, focusing on: (1) the extent to which selected states have enacted statutes authorizing national background checks of child care providers, the fees charged for background checks of volunteers, and how these fees compare with the actual costs in these states; (2) the effe...