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DOD Inventory: Weaknesses in Controls Over Category I Rockets
AIMD-00-62R: Published: Apr 13, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 13, 2000.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the weaknesses in the Army's internal controls over the Blue Grass Army Depot's category I rockets.GAO noted that: (1) based on information about the causes of the discrepancies identified at the Blue Grass Army Depot, GAO identified the following internal controls weaknesses that resulted in a loss of accountability and control over the category...
Medicare: Concerns About HCFA's Efforts to Prevent Fraud by Third-Party Billers
T-HEHS-00-93: Published: Apr 6, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the effectiveness of the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) efforts to prevent fraud by third-party billing companies that submit claims to Medicare on behalf of providers.GAO noted that: (1) third-party billing companies often have access to billing information about multiple health care providers and many of their patients; (2) as a r...
Financial Audit: Independent Counsel Expenditures for the Six Months Ended September 30, 1999
AIMD-00-120: Published: Mar 31, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO audited the expenditures of eight offices of independent counsel (OIC) for the six months ended September 30, 1999.GAO noted that: (1) the statements of expenditures for OIC were fairly presented in all material respects; (2) GAO's consideration of internal controls, which was limited for the purpose of determining GAO's procedures for auditing the statemen...
HUD Reform Act: Information on the Department's Response to the Act's Requirements
RCED-00-91: Published: Mar 27, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 2000.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the extent to which the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) complied with the HUD Reform Act of 1989 in fiscal years 1997 and 1998, focusing on HUD's actions in response to: (1) title I of the Reform Act, which is the title principally concerned with addressing the ethics, management and Federal Housing Administration (FHA) issues r...
Chief Information Officers: Implementing Effective CIO Organizations
T-AIMD-00-128: Published: Mar 24, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the role of chief information officers (CIO) in the federal government.GAO noted that: (1) as the federal government moves to fully embrace the digital age and focuses on electronic government initiatives, leadership in the management of the government's information resources is of paramount importance; (2) yet a CIO, alone, cannot ensure the succ...
Medicare: Methodology to Identify and Measure Improper Payments in the Medicare Program Does Not Include All Fraud
AIMD-00-69R: Published: Feb 4, 2000. Publicly Released: Feb 4, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the methodology used to estimate the $12.6 billion in Medicare improper payments, as reported by the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) for fiscal year (FY) 1998, focusing on whether the methodology included tests to detect improper payments resulting from fraudulent and abusive schemes i...
Securities Exchange Act: Review of Reporting Under Section 10A
AIMD-00-54R: Published: Feb 4, 2000. Publicly Released: Feb 4, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the reporting procedures under Section 10A of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.GAO noted that: (1) according to the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) records, 6 Section 10A reports have been filed through December 14, 1999; (2) the Section 10A reporting requirements first became effective for fiscal years beginning on or after January 1...
Seized Property and Forfeited Assets Systems Requirements
JFMIP-SR-99-14: Published: Dec 1, 1999. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1999.
GAO published a functional requirements document for seized property and forfeited assets systems that will provide the capability for financial managers and others to control and account for seized property and forfeited assets...
Forest Service: A Framework for Improving Accountability
RCED/AIMD-00-2: Published: Oct 13, 1999. Publicly Released: Oct 26, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Forest Service's progress in improving its accounting and financial reporting, focusing on Forest Service's efforts to: (1) achieve financial accountability; (2) become more accountable for its performance; and (3) better align its budget with its strategic goals and objectives.GAO noted that: (1) since the first audit of the For...
Financial Audit: Independent Counsel Expenditures for the Six Months Ended March 31, 1999
AIMD-99-292: Published: Sep 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO audited the expenditures of eight independent counsels for the 6 months ended March 31, 1999.GAO noted that: (1) the statements of expenditures for the offices of independent counsel Arlin M. Adams, Larry D. Thompson, David M. Barrett, Carol Elder Bruce, Ralph I. Lancaster, Daniel S. Pearson, Donald C. Smaltz, Kenneth W. Starr, and Curtis E. von Kann pres...