Veterans (81 - 90 of 102 items)
Health, Education, Employment, Social Security, Welfare, and Veterans Reports
HEHS-94-199W: Published: Jul 1, 1994. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1994.
GAO presented a list and selected summaries of reports and testimonies published in May and June 1994 and a list of reports and testimonies published between July 1992 and June 1994 relating to such issues as: (1) health services and benefits; (2) elementary, secondary and school-to-work educational programs; (3) employment and training programs; (4) occupational safety and health; (5) social secu...
Veterans' Health Care: Efforts to Make VA Competitive May Create Significant Risks
T-HEHS-94-197: Published: Jun 29, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1994.
GAO discussed the potential effects of health reforms on veterans' health care, focusing on the: (1) legal and structural barriers that could limit the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) ability to restructure its health care facilities into managed care plans and compete with private-sector health plans; (2) extent to which the Health Security Act would overcome those barriers; and (3) potentia...
VA and the Health Security Act
HEHS-94-159R: Published: May 9, 1994. Publicly Released: May 9, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the proposed Health Security Act, focusing on: (1) the provisions that pertain directly to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA); (2) other provisions of the Health Security Act that pertain to veterans health care; and (3) a comparison of the health care services that would be covered under the Health Security Act with the health care services c...
VA Health Care: Comparison of VA Benefits With Other Public and Private Programs
HRD-93-94: Published: Jul 29, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) compared the health care benefits available under major public and private programs; and (2) analyzed the potential effects of existing benefit differences on veterans' use of the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) health care system.GAO found that: (1) VA has a broader range of covered services than other health benefits programs, but no veteran is...
Veterans' Benefits: Millions in Savings Possible From VA's Matching Program With IRS and SSA
HRD-92-37: Published: Dec 23, 1991. Publicly Released: Dec 23, 1991.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the effectiveness of using tax data to verify eligibility for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits, focusing on: (1) VA access to, protection of, and use of the data received from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA); (2) VA plans to verify the data received in contested cases; and (3) VA procedu...
VA Health Care: Issues and Concerns for VA Nursing Home Programs
HRD-86-111BR: Published: Aug 8, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1986.
GAO identified issues Congress may want to address in reviewing the Veterans Administration's (VA) proposal to increase resources for VA-supported state and community nursing home programs since they are less costly than the VA-owned nursing home program.GAO found several issues which would have an effect on VA ability to deliver nursing home care in fiscal year 1987 and beyond, including: (1) whe...
Concerns About Report on the Veterans' Administration Medical Program in the Republic of the Philippines
HR-7-204: Published: Jun 10, 1977. Publicly Released: Jan 4, 1984.
This document concerns Congressional concern that a GAO report on the Veterans Administration (VA) medical program in the Republic of the Philippines contained certain material taken out of context. Congress was concerned about a difference between the positions of the Department of State and the VA as related to the Congressional Committee and as related to GAO. Finally, Congress asked why GAO di...
Survey of VA Outpatient Medical and Dental Program
089547: Aug 10, 1976
No summary is currently available...
Health Care Needs of Veterans in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Should Be Assessed
HRD-78-84: Published: Mar 30, 1978. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1982.
The Veterans Administration's (VA's) furnishing of hospital care and medical treatment for nonservice-connected disabilities under contracts with private facilities and arrangements with private physicians in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands was reviewed. The review was directed toward: the use made of the VA's authority to provide medical treatment and hospital care for nonservice-connected dis...
Providing Veterans With Service-Connected Dental Problems Higher Priority at VA Clinics Could Reduce Fee-Program Costs
HRD-81-82S: Published: May 24, 1982. Publicly Released: May 24, 1982.
GAO provided a supplement reviewing the Veterans Administration's (VA) comments on a report on the VA dental program. In analyzing the VA comments, GAO compared the extent of dental care currently provided to inpatients by VA with dental care provided to inpatients in military facilities and other non-VA hospitals.GAO believes its analysis of the VA comments and the supplementary data on the exten...