Financial management (61 - 70 of 292 items)
Medicaid Section 1115 Waivers: Flexible Approach to Approving Demonstrations Could Increase Federal Costs
HEHS-96-44: Published: Nov 8, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the financing arrangements for four approved section 1115 Medicaid demonstration waivers.GAO found that: (1) the approved spending limits for demonstration waivers in Oregon, Hawaii, and Florida are not budget neutral and could increase federal Medicaid expenditures; (2) Tennessee's 1115 waiver agreement should cost less than the continuation of it...
Energy and Science: Five-Year Bibliography 1990-1994
RCED-96-7W: Published: Dec 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1995.
GAO published a list and abstracts of its energy- and science-related products issued from January 1990 through December 1994. The products focus on: (1) the Department of Energy's property management and contract costs; (2) energy research and supplies; (3) uranium enrichment; (4) procurement; (5) nuclear safety and waste disposal; (6) nuclear nonproliferation; (7) environmental cleanups; (8) nuc...
Improving Travel Management Governmentwide
156235: Dec 1, 1995
An interagency team was established in 1994 by the Joint Financial Management Improvement Program (JFMIP) to address travel reengineering. Representing over two dozen organizations from the Executive and Legislative Branches of the federal government, the goals of the Travel Improvement Project were to identify and address obstacles that impeded use of best travel practices in the federal governm...
Information on Control Boards
AIMD-96-17R: Published: Nov 16, 1995. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the structure and operations of five cities' control boards. GAO noted that: (1) none of the control board offices are located in city owned space; (2) the boards' staff size ranges from 7 to 23 employees; (3) the boards' staff composition varies widely and three of the five boards are headed by an executive director; (4) staff salar...
The Federal Judiciary: Observations on Selected Issues
GGD-95-236BR: Published: Sep 18, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal judiciary operations, focusing on the: (1) appropriations, expenditures, and functions of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC) and the Federal Judiciary Center (FJC); (2) costs of FJC training programs; (3) annual number and cost of Judicial Conference meetings; and (4) cost of any circuit task forces on gender or ethnic bia...
Tennessee Valley Authority: Financial Problems Raise Questions About Long-Term Viability
AIMD/RCED-95-134: Published: Aug 17, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) financial condition, focusing on the implications for TVA and the federal government in light of the increasingly competitive electric utility market.GAO found that: (1) TVA is $26 billion in debt and has invested $14 billion in deferred assets that are not included in its electricity rates; (2) TVA has little...
[Comments on EEOC Employee's Claim for Real Estate Deposit]
B-257519: Published: Jul 11, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 11, 1995.
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Government Restructuring: Identifying Potential Duplication in Federal Missions and Approaches
T-AIMD-95-161: Published: Jun 7, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 7, 1995.
GAO discussed how the federal government addresses its various missions and the potential for government restructuring. GAO noted that: (1) most federal spending is driven by relatively few organizations and missions; (2) most federal departments and agencies address more than one mission area; (3) the monetary significance of a department to a mission area varies considerably; (4) the federal gov...
Medicaid: Restructuring Approaches Leave Many Questions
HEHS-95-103: Published: Apr 4, 1995. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on various proposals for restructuring the Medicaid Program, focusing on the: (1) different restructuring approaches and their implications for federal-state financing and program administration; and (2) need to establish a reserve fund to offset state tax losses and increased enrollments.GAO found that: (1) using block grants to fund s...
District of Columbia: Actions Taken in Five Cities to Improve Their Financial Health
T-GGD-95-110: Published: Mar 2, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 2, 1995.
GAO discussed five nearly insolvent cities' actions to improve their financial condition. GAO noted that: (1) the cities had similar financial problems due to changing demographics and their reluctance to stay within their means as revenues decreased; (2) the cities' populations of poor and elderly persons who required services increased while government aid for social and other programs decreased...