Interagency relations (101 - 110 of 111 items)
VA/DOD Health Care: Further Opportunities To Increase the Sharing of Medical Resources
HRD-88-51: Published: Mar 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Administration's (VA) and the Department of Defense's (DOD) implementation of legislation to promote their sharing of health care resources, to determine: (1) whether the two agencies took full advantage of opportunities to share their resources; (2) the adequacy of current incentives to share resources; (3) whether there were any b...
Defense Health Programs: Sharing of DOD Aeromedical Evacuation System With VA Could Reduce Costs
HRD-87-98: Published: Jul 9, 1987. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the implementation of legislation to promote greater sharing of health care resources between the Veterans Administration (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD), specifically between the U.S. Air Force Regional Hospital at Elmendorf Air Force Base and the VA outpatient clinic, both in Anchorage, Alaska.GAO found that: (1) VA use of the DOD aer...
VA Health Care: Fiscal Year 1985 Funded Personnel Levels
HRD-86-79: Published: Apr 10, 1986. Publicly Released: May 12, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the extent to which the Veterans Administration (VA) was able to employ 199,426 full-time equivalent employees (FTEE) funded under its medical care, medical and prosthetic research, and medical administration and miscellaneous operating expenses accounts during fiscal year (FY) 1985; (2) the basis for the VA decision to employ fewer FTEE an...
Legal Authority To Stop Work
B-199567: Published: Jul 24, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
Female Veterans' Access to VA Health Benefits
120736: Mar 3, 1983
Testimony was given concerning a GAO review of Veterans Administration (VA) efforts to provide health benefits to female veterans. GAO found that, although progress has been made in ensuring that medical care is available to female veterans, further action is needed to ensure that: (1) men and women have equal access to VA treatment programs and medical facilities; (2) women treated in VA faciliti...
Office Refurbishing, Use of a Government Vehicle and Driver, and Out-of-Town Travel by the Former Administrator of VA
HRD-83-10: Published: Jan 18, 1983. Publicly Released: Jan 18, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the following activities by a former Administrator of Veterans Affairs: office refurbishing; security upgrading; transfer of furniture to the Department of Commerce; use of a Government vehicle and driver; and out-of-town travel.GAO found that Veterans Administration (VA) officials were apparently unaware of a Presidential directive that appoint...
OMB Certification of Apportionment of Funded Personnel Ceilings and Funds to the VA
B-198103: Published: Jul 29, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 1981.
GAO reviewed the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) certification of the apportionment of funded personnel ceilings and funds to the Veterans Administration's (VA) Medical Care, Medical and Prosthetic Research, and Medical Administration and Miscellaneous Operating Expenses appropriations for fiscal year l980. GAO certified that the Director, OMB, had complied with the requirements and had pr...
S. 266, a Bill To Establish a Federal Interagency Medical Resources Committee
115544: Jun 17, 1981
Comments were presented on two recently introduced legislative proposals to encourage the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Veterans Administration (VA) to cooperate more fully in providing health care to Federal beneficiaries both during peacetime and in the event of war. S. 266 would establish a Federal interagency medical resources committee to ensure, through increased sharing, the most effi...
111614: Feb 21, 1980
From 1965 to 1970, the Department of Defense (DOD) sprayed over 10 million gallons of Agent Orange in Vietnam. Over 2 million military personnel served in Vietnam during that period. Since 1977, the Veterans Administration (VA) has been contacted by veterans about health problems they believe were caused by exposure to the herbicide. The government's efforts to resolve the veterans' concerns have...
Improvements Needed in Implementation of the Veterans' Educational Assistance Program
HRD-78-148: Published: Nov 30, 1978. Publicly Released: Dec 26, 1978.
The Post-Vietnam Era Veterans' Educational Assistance Program is a 5-year pilot program designed to promote and assist the all-volunteer armed forces in attracting qualified persons by offering educational assistance to young men and women who might not otherwise be able to afford an education. To be eligible, a service member must elect to participate and agree to contribute between $50 and $75 p...