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Disabled Veterans' Care: Better Data and More Accountability Needed to Adequately Assess Care
HEHS-00-57: Published: Apr 21, 2000. Publicly Released: May 16, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) compliance with the requirements to maintain capacity and access for veterans with special disabilities, focusing on: (1) the accuracy of the conclusions in VA's fiscal year (FY) 1998 annual capacity report; and (2) challenges facing VA in managing its special disability programs.GAO noted that: (1) VA concl...
Veterans Benefits Administration: Progress Encouraging, but Challenges Still Remain
T-HEHS-99-77: Published: Mar 25, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 25, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the long-standing challenges facing the Department of Veterans Affairs in administering programs that provide financial and other benefits to veterans, their dependents, and survivors, focusing on: (1) recent progress the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) has made; (2) areas in which progress is lacking; and (3) changes in program design that...
Veterans' Benefits Claims: Further Improvements Needed in Claims-Processing Accuracy
HEHS-99-35: Published: Mar 1, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 8, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) regional offices' (RO) accuracy in processing disability claims, focusing on: (1) the extent of improvements made by the Systematic Technical Accuracy Review (STAR) system in measuring claims-processing accuracy; (2) additional efforts needed to strengthen the system; and (3) challenges the Veterans Benefits...
Veterans' Employment and Training Service: Assessment of the Fiscal Year 1999 Performance Plan
HEHS-98-240R: Published: Sep 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) performance plan for fiscal year 1999, focusing on: (1) the extent to which the plan provides a clear picture of intended performance across the agency; (2) how well the plan discusses the strategies VETS will use to achieve its performance goals; and (3) the extent to which VETS performance plan...
VA Health Care: VA's Efforts to Maintain Services for Veterans With Special Disabilities
T-HEHS-98-220: Published: Jul 23, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed its ongoing work on the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) efforts to comply with section 104 of the Veterans Health Care Eligibility Reform Act of 1996, focusing on whether VA: (1) is maintaining capacity with reasonable access to specialized care; and (2) has data that are sufficiently reliable to monitor and report on compliance.GAO noted tha...
Results Act: Observations on VA's Fiscal Year 1999 Performance Plan
HEHS-98-181R: Published: Jun 10, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 1998.
GAO reviewed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) annual performance plan for fiscal year (FY) 1999.GAO noted that: (1) overall, VA's FY 1999 performance plan, as supplemented by other parts of VA's FY 1999 budget submission, contains performance goals and measures that: (a) are presented in a manner that shows VA's intended performance, for comparison with actual performance; (b) cover all of...
The Veterans Benefits Administration: Clarifying Information on Implementing the Results Act Performance Requirements
HEHS-98-149R: Published: Apr 17, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 17, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided follow-up information on the Veterans Benefits Administration's (VBA) implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993.GAO noted that: (1) federal agencies' planning efforts in implementing the Results Act are still very much a work in progress; (2) GAO is continuing to assess federal agencies' implementation of the Results Act...