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Medicaid: Enrollment and Expenditures for Qualified Individual and Transitional Medical Assistance Programs
GAO-13-177R: Published: Dec 12, 2012. Publicly Released: Jan 11, 2013.
The QI program enrolled about 426,000 individuals nationwide in 2009--the most recent year for which comprehensive enrollment data were available--with expenditures of about $431 million. While QI enrollment increased 30 percent from fiscal year 2006 to fiscal year 2009, program expenditures increased at a slightly faster rate, rising 39 percent during this time. On average, one quarter of individ...
National Gambling Impact Study Commission: Selected Operational Practices
GGD-99-46: Published: Apr 16, 1999. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed selected operational practices of the National Gambling Impact Study Commission (NGISC), focusing on: (1) whether NGISC is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and, if so, whether NGISC followed FACA with respect to three specific meetings; (2) what contracting procedures were used in NGISC's award of three major contracts; (3) why...
PDUFA: Information About Reauthorization
HEHS-97-190R: Published: Jul 21, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO responded to questions about the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) carry-over account and its implications regarding reduction in force (RIF) notices should the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) not be reauthorized.GAO noted that: (1) if PDUFA were not reauthorized, FDA staff would be subject to RIF, and that, according to regulations promulgated by...
Substance Abuse and Mental Health: Reauthorization Issues Facing the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
T-HEHS-97-135: Published: May 22, 1997. Publicly Released: May 22, 1997.
GAO discussed the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) role in: (1) coordinating its efforts with federal agencies involved in related research or services; (2) measuring the results of its programs or activities, particularly in light of the fact that most of its funds are used to support services provided by states and local grantees; and (3) monitoring the impact...
[Comments on Decision on DC Government's Transcendence of Its Appropriations for AFDC and Medicaid Obligations and Expenditures]
B-262069: Published: Aug 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1995.
The District of Columbia requested a decision on whether it could exceed its appropriation in order to make obligations and expenditures for its Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) and Medicaid program and for its child abuse/foster care program without violating the Antideficiency Act. GAO held that the District: (1) could not obligate or expend funds in excess of its current appropria...
GAO Work Related to ESEA of 1965
HEHS-94-156R: Published: Apr 26, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided a summary of its products related to the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act...
Medicare: Issues Concerning the HealthChoice Demonstration Project
HRD-88-69: Published: Jul 20, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 23, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) Medicare demonstration project to determine whether: (1) HCFA should have funded the project, which promoted private companies; (2) the contractor promoted all health maintenance organizations (HMO) equally; and (3) HCFA and the contractor properly safeguarded Medicare beneficiaries' names and addresses...
Formula Grants: Information on Program Expiration Dates and Authorizing Committees
HRD-86-128FS: Published: Aug 7, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 7, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) expiration dates of grant-in-aid programs that distribute funds to states and localities through the use of formulas; and (2) House and Senate authorizing committees for these programs.GAO noted that, among the 142 formula grant programs: (1) five programs for fiscal year (FY) 1985 have expired without reauthorization; (2) 50...
126456: Mar 19, 1985
GAO discussed H.R. 1370, a bill to give beneficiaries protection under the health care programs of the Social Security Act from unfit health care practitioners and entities. A review of the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) authority to exclude such practitioners identified several significant gaps which allow these practitioners to continue working within the system. The bill would a...
An Evaluation of the 1981 AFDC Changes: Initial Analyses
PEMD-84-6: Published: Apr 2, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 2, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the effect of changes in the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981 on the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program.Several months after the act's changes, national AFDC caseloads and outlays had decreased. GAO estimated that 493,000 fewer cases were open during an average month, and outlays were $93 million less during an aver...