Program management (71 - 80 of 127 items)
Social Security: Long-Term Challenges Warrant Early Action
GAO-05-303T: Published: Feb 3, 2005. Publicly Released: Feb 3, 2005.
Social Security is the foundation of the nation's retirement income system, helping to protect the vast majority of American workers and their families from poverty in old age. However, it is much more than a retirement program and also provides millions of Americans with disability insurance and survivors' benefits. Over the long term, as the baby boom generation retires and as Americans continue...
Defense Health Care: Oversight of the Adequacy of TRICARE's Civilian Provider Network Has Weaknesses
GAO-03-592T: Published: Mar 27, 2003. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 2003.
During 2002, in testimony to the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Personnel, beneficiary groups described problems with access to care from TRICARE's civilian providers, and providers testified about their dissatisfaction with the TRICARE program, specifying low reimbursement rates and administrative burdens. The Bob Stump National Defense Authorization Act of 2003 required that GAO...
Vaccines for Children: Critical Issues in Design and Implementation
PEMD-94-28: Published: Jul 18, 1994. Publicly Released: Jul 19, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) implementation plans for the Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program, focusing on: (1) how CDC plans to implement the VFC Program; and (2) the likelihood that CDC will meet its program goals.GAO found that: (1) as of July 5, 1994, only 4 of the 15 contracts with vaccine manufacturers had been awarded; (2) as of J...
PEMD-93-10R: Published: Nov 16, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the progress and results of the Amerasian Homecoming Act, focusing on: (1) the process whereby eligible Amerasians and their families first become participants in the program in Vietnam; and (2) the outcomes for Amerasians and their families after resettlement has taken place. GAO noted that: (1) the program has successfully processed a large numbe...
Defense Health Care: Health Promotion in DOD and the Challenges Ahead
HRD-91-75: Published: Jun 4, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) health promotion program, focusing on whether: (1) it addressed the military services' major health concerns; (2) the program and selected private health promotion programs compared favorably with respect to content and organization; (3) prior health promotion studies analyzed the costs and benefits of health promo...
Medicare Payments for the Services of Salaried Supervisory and Teaching Physicians at Wayne County General Hospital, Eloise, Michigan
B-164031(4): Published: Dec 4, 1970. Publicly Released: May 6, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
Status of Department of Defense Programs To Improve Defensive Chemical Warfare Capabilities
126952: Apr 23, 1985
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) program to improve its defensive chemical warfare capabilities, focusing on: (1) DOD doctrine to support military operations in a chemically contaminated environment; (2) the effectiveness of DOD procurement of defensive chemical warfare equipment; (3) DOD force structures for carrying out defensive chemical warfar...
State Implementation of the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant
124459: Jun 20, 1984
GAO discussed States' implementation of the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) services block grant. GAO stated that, although Federal appropriations for MCH services decreased as States implemented the block grant, most States were able to maintain total funding for MCH programs. However, only 5 of the 13 States reviewed experienced increases in total funding after adjustment for inflation. While St...
States Have Made Few Changes in Implementing the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Services Block Grant
HRD-84-52: Published: Jun 6, 1984. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1984.
As part of a continuing series on the implementation of block grants, GAO reviewed the progress made by States in implementing the alcohol, drug abuse, and mental health (ADAMH) services block grant.GAO found that, although Federal appropriations for ADAMH services decreased as States began to implement the block grant, the decreases were offset by increased State funds and categorical awards. Fiv...