Interagency relations (21 - 26 of 26 items)
Homeless Veterans: VA Expands Partnerships, but Homeless Program Effectiveness Is Unclear
HEHS-99-53: Published: Apr 1, 1999. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effectiveness of efforts to assist homeless veterans, focusing on: (1) describing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) homeless programs; (2) determining what VA knows about the effectiveness of its homeless programs; and (3) examining promising approaches aimed at different groups of homeless veterans.GAO noted that: (1) VA's homeless assis...
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...
The Results Act: Observations on VA's August 1997 Draft Strategic Plan
T-HEHS-97-215: Published: Sep 18, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1997.
GAO discussed the draft strategic plan developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), pursuant to the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993.GAO noted that: (1) VA has made substantial progress in its strategic planning, based in part on consultations with the Congress; (2) however, as with many other agencies, VA's process of developing a plan that meets the requirements of the Res...
The Results Act: Observations on VA's June 1997 Draft Strategic Plan
HEHS-97-174R: Published: Jul 11, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the draft strategic plan submitted by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as required by the Government Performance and Results Act, focusing on: (1) VA's compliance with the Results Act's requirements and the draft plan's overall quality; (2) how well the draft plan addresses VA's statutory responsibilities; (3) how well the plan identifies cr...
Veterans Benefits Administration: Focusing on Results in Vocational Rehabilitation and Education Programs
T-HEHS-97-148: Published: Jun 5, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 5, 1997.
GAO provided its views on the progress made and challenges faced by the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) in implementing the Government Performance and Results Act.GAO noted that: (1) VBA has taken an important first step in implementing the Results Act, but this process is an evolving one; (2) to date, VBA has developed a strategic plan with a mission and goals and has begun consulting with...