Program evaluation (21 - 26 of 26 items)
The Results Act: Observations on the Railroad Retirement Board's September 1997 Strategic Plan
HEHS-98-13R: Published: Nov 6, 1997. Publicly Released: Nov 6, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Railroad Retirement Board's (RRB) September 1997 strategic plan, focusing on: (1) RRB's compliance with the Results Act's requirements and the plan's overall quality; (2) whether the plan reflects RRB's key statutory responsibilities; (3) whether the plan identifies crosscutting functions and plans for coordination with other departments and ag...
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...
Data From the Retirement History Survey
IPE-82-5: Published: Jul 6, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1982.
GAO initiated a study on retirement patterns among the general workforce and attempted to use the Retirement History Survey (RHS). RHS consists of data collected by the Bureau of the Census on approximately 12,000 individuals who were followed by the Bureau into and through the retirement years.The study was terminated because of the poor quality of the RHS data. Overall, GAO encountered nine kind...
The Railroad Retirement Board Disability Benefit Program
118733: Jun 21, 1982
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed disability decisions being made by the Railroad Retirement Board and compared the criteria it used with the criteria prescribed by the Social Security Administration (SSA). GAO also reviewed specific cases to test the Board's compliance with established policies and procedures. In 1981, the Board paid $400 million in disability benefits to 59,00...
The Investment Decisionmaking Process in Two Virginia Public Employee Retirement Plans
HRD-77-32: Published: Dec 29, 1976. Publicly Released: Dec 29, 1976.
The Virginia Supplemental Retirement System originated in 1908 primarily as a benefit to teachers, but now has 214,000 active and retired members, and incorporates the State Police Officers Retirement System and the Judicial Retirement System in its management and investment activities. The Employees' Retirement System of the City of Roanoke, created by city ordinance in 1946, had, in fiscal year...
Comments on Retirement Eligibility of Army/Air Force Personnel Subject to Removal from the Temporary Disability Retirement List
B-161916: Published: Aug 30, 1967. Publicly Released: Aug 30, 1967.
GAO commented on retirement eligibility of Army and Air Force personnel subject to removal from the temporary disability retirement list. GAO held that: (1) when a member of the regular Army or regular Air Force is required to be removed from the temporary disability retired list other than for the purpose of transfer to the permanent disability retired list or separation from the service, his ret...