Eligibility criteria (71 - 80 of 203 items)
Welfare Reform: States' Efforts to Expand Child Care Programs
HEHS-98-27: Published: Jan 13, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 12, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed states' implementation of child care subsidy programs, focusing on: (1) how much federal and state funding is being spent on child care subsidy programs and how they are allocating these resources among welfare families, families making the transition from welfare to work, and working poor families; (2) how states are trying to increase the supply...
Food Assistance: Working Women's Access to WIC Benefits
RCED-98-19: Published: Oct 16, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the extent to which Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program benefits are accessible to eligible working women, focusing on: (1) the actions taken by local WIC agencies to increase access to WIC benefits for working women; (2) asking the local WIC agency directors' opinions on the accessib...
Supplemental Security Income: Review of SSA Regulations Governing Children's Eligibility for the Program
HEHS-97-220R: Published: Sep 16, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the eligibility criteria in the new Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program regulations to determine their consistency with the law, focusing on: (1) the provisions describing how severe a child's impairment must be in order for the child to qualify for benefits; and (2) public comments on the regulations and interviews with Social Security Ad...
Welfare Reform: Issues and Possible Implications for HUD's Programs and Tenants
RCED-97-148R: Published: Jun 16, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 16, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided: (1) a summary of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996; (2) the views of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), researchers, and interest groups on the extent to which welfare reform will affect HUD's programs and tenants; and (3) a list and descriptions of the HUD programs that may be used to...
Internal Revenue Service, Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration, and Health Care Financing Administration: Interim Rules for Health Insurance Portability for Group Health Plans
OGC-97-39: Published: Apr 24, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS), the Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration's (PWBA), and the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) new interim rules on health insurance portability for group health plans. GAO noted that: (1) the new rules would govern access, portability, and renewability requirements for group health plans and...
Income Security Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-97-11(2): Published: Apr 15, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1997.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Income Security issue area as of April 15, 1997...
SSA: Supplemental Security Income--Determining Disability for a Child Under Age 18 and Interim Final Rules with Request for Comments
OGC-97-23: Published: Feb 26, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) new interim final rule on determining disability for a child under age 18 for the Supplemental Security Income program. GAO noted that: (1) this rule would implement the childhood disability provisions of sections 211 and 212 of Public Law 104-193, the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconci...
VA Disability Compensation: Comparison of VA Benefits with Those of Workers' Compensation Programs
HEHS-97-5: Published: Feb 14, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compared the: (1) criteria used by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability compensation program and federal and state workers' compensation programs to determine compensation; and (2) compensation individuals with selected work-related injuries and diseases would receive under VA's disability program and what they would receive for the same impai...
Supplemental Security Income: SSA Is Taking Steps to Review Recipients' Disability Status
HEHS-97-17: Published: Oct 30, 1996. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) strategy for conducting legally required continuing disability reviews (CDR) on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients, focusing on: (1) SSA plans to conduct legally required SSI CDR in fiscal years 1996 through 1998; (2) the resources committed to meeting this requirement; (3) how SSA selects recip...
Social Security Disability: Improvements Needed to Continuing Disability Review Process
HEHS-97-1: Published: Oct 16, 1996. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on how to improve the Social Security Administration's (SSA) continuing disability reviews (CDR) process for Disability Insurance (DI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries, focusing on: (1) the number and characteristics of individuals who are due for CDR; (2) how SSA selects individuals for and conducts CDR; (3) whether...