Retirement (91 - 100 of 141 items)
Financial Management: Review of the Military Retirement Trust Fund's Actuarial Model and Related Computer Controls
AIMD-97-128: Published: Sep 9, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense (DOD) Military Retirement Trust Fund's actuarial model and related computer controls.GAO noted that: (1) based on GAO's review, GAO concurs with KPMG Peat Marwick LLP's conclusion that the methodology and actuarial assumptions used by the DOD Office of the Actuary to calculate the pension liability as of September 30, 1996...
Federal Law Enforcement: Investigative Personnel and Authority for Selected Organizations Not Covered by Law Enforcement Retirement
GGD-97-127R: Published: Jul 23, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO surveyed several federal law enforcement police organizations to determine: (1) the types of violations these federal organizations investigate; (2) the authorities under which these organizations investigate suspected federal criminal law violations, execute such warrants, make arrests, and/or carry firearms; (3) the number of investigative personnel in th...
[Comments on Proposed Exchange of Frequent Flier Miles Between Railroad Retirement Board and RRB Employee]
B-276403: Published: May 19, 1997. Publicly Released: May 19, 1997.
The Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) requested advice on whether frequent flyer miles earned through an employee's personal travel on one airline may be exchanged for frequent flyer miles earned through official travel on a different airline where the exchange would allow RRB and the employee to each obtain a usable ticket at the time of the exchange. GAO noted that: (1) such a trade of mileage cre...
Health Care Services: How Continuing Care Retirement Communities Manage Services for the Elderly
HEHS-97-36: Published: Jan 23, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 23, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the processes of managed care in continuing care retirement communities (CCRC), focusing on: (1) CCRC practices for promoting wellness; (2) practices for managing care for elderly people with chronic conditions; and (3) evidence regarding the possible effect of these practices on health status and costs.GAO found that: (1) to serve their elderly re...
Tax-Exempt Bonds: Retirement Center Bonds Were Risky and Benefited Moderate-Income Elderly
GGD-91-50: Published: Mar 29, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) extent to which charitable organizations used tax-exempt bonds to finance elderly housing; (2) characteristics of the housing facilities and the residents; and (3) extent to which and reasons why housing facilities defaulted on their tax-exempt bonds.GAO found that: (1) from 1980 through 1990, charitable organizations issued 271 tax-exempt...
Railroad Retirement Board: Internal Controls for Unemployment Program Improving, but Gaps Remain
HRD-90-42: Published: May 3, 1990. Publicly Released: May 3, 1990.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the railroad unemployed-sickness benefits program's internal controls for safeguarding against fraud and payment error.GAO found that: (1) despite recently strengthened internal controls, gaps existed in controls for processing benefits and in computer operations that could permit fraud and errors to go undetected; (2) there was no assurance that...
[Comments on Army Reserve Officer's Claim for Retirement Points]
B-229294.2: Published: Dec 20, 1988. Publicly Released: Dec 20, 1988.
No summary is currently available...
[Comments on the Federal Tort Claims Act's Applicability to the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board]
B-228791: Published: Dec 15, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1987.
GAO commented on the applicability of the Federal Tort Claims Act to the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for payment of legitimate personal injury or physical property damage claims. GAO found that: (1) the act applied to the Board, since it was part of the executive branch; (2) settlements of $2,500 or less were payable from the Thrift Savings Fund as necessary administrative expenses;...
Federal Retirement: Retirement Data for Selected Agencies
GGD-86-123FS: Published: Aug 1, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO obtained information on the extent to which selected federal agencies' employees may be retiring to avoid the consequences of proposed legislation to change the taxation of annuities.GAO reviewed data from agencies with responsibilities for national security, public safety, space exploration, and basic research. GAO found that the number of voluntary ret...
Federal Retirement: Records Processing Is Better; Can Be Further Improved
GGD-86-47: Published: May 15, 1986. Publicly Released: May 15, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO identified methods the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) could use to streamline the processing of civil service retirement documents and reduce the backlogs.GAO noted that OPM: (1) was not effectively using its automated equipment; and (2) did not assign and organize its personnel for maximum productivity. GAO found that OPM employees: (1) reviewed e...