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Prescription Drugs: Overview of Approaches to Control Prescription Drug Spending in Federal Programs
GAO-09-819T: Published: Jun 24, 2009. Publicly Released: Jun 24, 2009.
Millions of individuals receive prescription drugs through federal programs. The increasing cost of prescription drugs has put pressure to control drug spending on federal programs such as the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP), Medicare Part D, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Defense (DOD), and Medicaid. Prescription drug spending within the FEHBP in part...
National Aero-Space Plane: Restructuring Future Research and Development Efforts
NSIAD-93-71: Published: Dec 3, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Aero-Space Plane (NASP) program's costs, schedule, status, feasibility, and justification, focusing on NASP: (1) technology development status; (2) project cost and schedule changes; (3) requirements for and the potential mission applications of future operational NASP-derived vehicles and efforts to spin off technology; and (4) issues...
VA Needs a Systematic Approach To Assess the Management of Its Outpatient Clinics
HRD-85-15: Published: Dec 7, 1984. Publicly Released: Dec 7, 1984.
GAO reviewed the management of 15 Veterans Administration (VA) outpatient clinics to determine the extent to which Department of Medicine and Surgery (DMS) officials had established performance standards, collected needed data, and provided the incentives necessary to assess the efficiency of individual clinics.GAO found that: (1) DMS had standards by which the performance of its outpatient clinic...