Strategic planning (51 - 56 of 56 items)
Workplace Safety and Health: OSHA's Voluntary Compliance Strategies Show Promising Results, but Should be Fully Evaluated Before They Are Expanded
GAO-04-378: Published: Mar 19, 2004. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 2004.
Because the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) can inspect only a fraction of 7 million U.S. worksites each year in its efforts to ensure safe and healthy working conditions, the agency has increasingly supplemented enforcement with "voluntary compliance strategies" to reach more employers and employ its resources most effectively. GAO assessed the types of strategies used, the e...
Medicaid and Ticket to Work: States' Early Efforts to Cover Working Individuals with Disabilities
GAO-03-587: Published: Jun 13, 2003. Publicly Released: Jun 13, 2003.
Over 7 million individuals with disabilities rely on medical and supportive services covered by Medicaid. However, if working-age individuals with disabilities desire to increase their self-sufficiency through employment, they could jeopardize their eligibility for Medicaid coverage, possibly leaving them without an alternative for health insurance. In an effort to help extend Medicaid coverage to...
Agency Performance Plans: Examples of Practices That Can Improve Usefulness to Decisionmakers
GGD/AIMD-99-69: Published: Feb 26, 1999. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) identified and described practices that were applied in some federal agencies' 1999 performance plans that might, if consistently applied, improve the usefulness of all agencies' annual performance plans; and (2) provided examples from agencies' fiscal year 1999 performance plans that illustrate each practice.GAO noted that: (1) opportunities to improv...
Results Act: Biomedical Research in HHS' Fiscal Year 1999 Performance Plan
HEHS-98-210R: Published: Sep 11, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 13, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) performance plan to address medical research, focusing on whether the performance plan: (1) provided objective and measurable performance goals by which the outcomes of medical research programs could be assessed; (2) described strategies for achieving the specified research goals; (...
Drug Treatment: Overview of Federal Programs
HEHS-98-237R: Published: Sep 3, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on drug abuse treatment program profiles for the federal judiciary and seven executive branch agencies: the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, the Department of Education, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Justice, and the Office of Nat...
Research Planning and Evaluation at the National Institutes of Health and Aspects of Advisory Council Operations
HRD-81-18: Published: Dec 30, 1980. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1981.
GAO reported on the research planning, funding, and evaluation process of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the roles of its advisory councils in this process, and the selection of advisory council members.GAO found that while, the institutes establish their own planning processes, the methods used, the criteria considered, and the groups involved are basically similar. Priority research pr...