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Civil Military Program: List of Fiscal Year 1997 Approved Projects
NSIAD-98-159R: Published: Apr 24, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the projects undertaken in fiscal year (FY) 1997 by the Department of Defense (DOD) through its Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) Program.GAO noted that: (1) Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) officials told GAO that some funding requests were made orally with no supporting documentation provided to OSD; (2) they also said th...
Defense Health Care: Expansion of the CHAMPUS Reform Initiative Into DOD's Region 6
HEHS-94-100: Published: Feb 9, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 9, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO evaluated the Department of Defense's (DOD) certification on expanding the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS) Reform Initiative (CRI) to beneficiaries in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and portions of Louisiana and Texas.GAO found that: (1) DOD reasonably evaluated the costs of expanding the modified CRI program to DOD region 6 f...
ADP Modernization: Status of Proposed Enhancements to Defense Logistics Agency Systems
IMTEC-88-4FS: Published: Oct 22, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 22, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) proposed enhancements of its automated information systems.GAO found that: (1) the estimated $122 million cost of the 16 proposed enhancements would be reviewed and approved by the Assistant Secretary of Defense before its implementation; (2) the DLA budget request for fiscal year 1988 included...
Use of a Separate Carrier To Process Medicare Claims for Railroad Retirement Beneficiaries
HRD-84-54: Published: Sep 26, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 25, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO updated the findings and conclusions of a previous report which recommended that the Medicare claims for physicians' and other medical services applicable to beneficiaries of the Railroad Retirement Board be processed by the same contractors that process such claims for most other Medicare beneficiaries.GAO noted that, although its recommendation concerning...
Inadequate Controls Over Medicare Payments for Once-in-a-Lifetime Physician Procedures
HRD-84-23: Published: Feb 13, 1984. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1984.
GAO evaluated the controls that Medicare carriers have over payments for once-in-a-lifetime physician procedures. The Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) promulgates program regulations and defines such procedures as certain types of surgical operations and initial service visits.GAO found that there is a fairly widespread lack of compliance with the HCFA requirement to control payments fo...
Costs Related Medicaid Reimbursements to Nursing Homes in the State of Kansas
103500: Sep 8, 1977
Controls and procedures used to reimburse nursing homes in Kansas for services provided patients under the Medicaid program were surveyed. The analysis focused on the State's method of establishing reimbursement rates, selected program providers' cost reports which the State used to establish these rates, and four providers' records in order to verify the propriety of selected costs included in th...
Development of the Janus Reactor Complex for Biological Research by the Argonne National Laboratory
B-165117: Published: Feb 18, 1970. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Should Consider Limiting and/or Charging User Fees for Civilian Consultations
HRD-82-129: Published: Sep 28, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1982.
GAO surveyed the policies and procedures of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) regarding consultations submitted by civilian pathologists for study and diagnosis.The mission of AFIP is one of education, research, and consultation in the field of pathology for the military, other Federal agencies, and the civilian sector. In recent years, the greatest share of staff time has been spent...
Data Used by HCFA in Preparing Its Proposal for the End Stage Renal Disease Program
117799: Mar 15, 1982
Medicare coverage is provided to persons suffering from kidney failure who are insured under the Social Security Act or are dependents of an insured person. The End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Program, which provides this coverage, is generally considered effective in protecting beneficiaries from the catastrophic costs associated with caring for a person with renal failure. However, large and rapi...
The Proposed Regulations Governing Reimbursement Under the Medicare End Stage Renal Disease Program
118458: Mar 15, 1982
Medicare coverage is provided to persons suffering from kidney failure who are either insured under the Social Security Act or are dependents of an insured person. The End Stage Renal Disease Program, which provides this coverage, is generally considered effective in protecting beneficiaries from the catastrophic costs associated with caring for a person with renal failure. However, large and rapi...