Internal controls (31 - 40 of 54 items)
Fraud and Abuse: Stronger Controls Needed in Federal Employees Health Benefits Program
GGD-91-95: Published: Jul 16, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) internal controls over the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, focusing on whether those controls adequately protected funds from fraud and abuse within the context of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act of 1982 (FMFIA).GAO found that: (1) OPM has not fully accomplished the objectives of F...
Interagency Agreements: Fiscal Year 1988 Agreements at Selected Agencies Were Proper
AFMD-88-72: Published: Sep 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed interagency transfers of appropriated funds to determine if the agencies' use of funds was consistent with the original purposes of the appropriations.GAO found that: (1) the 8 agencies it reviewed entered into 234 agreements to transfer fiscal year 1988 appropriated funds in exchange for goods or services such as health services, communications an...
Establishment of the Veterans Administration as a Cabinet Department
T-HRD-88-11: Published: Mar 15, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1988.
GAO discussed proposed legislation that would establish the Veterans Administration (VA) as a cabinet-level department, specifically: (1) problems with VA management oversight; and (2) how the proposed legislation might address the problems. GAO found that: (1) VA administrative managers have not adequately overseen its medical field offices, since they do not have reliable data about facilities p...
The Treasury Financial Communications System
129307: Mar 11, 1986
GAO discussed its review of internal controls over disbursements made through the Department of the Treasury Financial Communications System (TFCS), through which Treasury generally makes large, nonrecurring payments such as letter-of-credit payments to grant recipients and large payments to vendors. GAO determined that: (1) because of a breakdown in system access controls, it was possible for una...
Community Action: Serious Financial Problems at the Columbus Community Action Organization
HRD-86-38: Published: Dec 13, 1985. Publicly Released: Dec 13, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether the Columbus Metropolitan Area Community Action Organization (CMACAO) misused federal funds in operating its programs.GAO noted that it used data from a public accounting firm's audit report on CMACAO financial activities to help determine whether CMACAO had financial management problems. GAO found that: (1) CMACAO lacked an adequate financ...
Improving the Management of the Federal Government
125264: Sep 19, 1984
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed current government management improvement efforts and past management reforms, and it focused on two key management areas: human resources and management support systems. The administration has devoted substantial energies to improve management by various means and has recently broadened its efforts to by initiating a long-range program aimed at i...
Alleged Irregularities at the Navy Regional Finance Center, Treasure Island, San Francisco, California
B-128938: Published: Sep 25, 1973. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Examination of Disbursing Transactions
088981: Aug 21, 1973
No summary is currently available...
Examination of Records of the Finance Office, House of Representatives, for the Year Ended September 30, 1982
AFMD-83-71: Published: Jun 23, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1983.
GAO was requested to examine the statement of accountability and the related statements of appropriations and expenditures of the Finance Office, House of Representatives, for the year ended September 30, 1982. GAO conducted the examination in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards and included tests of the accounting records and other such auditing procedures.The financi...