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Aging Issues: Related GAO Reports and Activities in Fiscal Year 1993
HRD-94-73: Published: Dec 22, 1993. Publicly Released: Dec 22, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided a compilation of its fiscal year (FY) 1993 products, ongoing work, and other activities regarding older Americans.GAO noted that its FY 1993 activities: (1) covered such issues as income security, health, housing, social, employment, and veterans services; (2) included 32 reports on policies and programs directed primarily at the elderly; (3) inclu...
Aging Issues: Related GAO Reports and Activities in Fiscal Year 1992
HRD-93-57: Published: Dec 23, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 23, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on its fiscal year (FY) 1992 products, ongoing work, and other activities regarding older Americans.GAO noted that its FY 1992 activities: (1) covered such issues as income security, health care, housing, social services, employment, and veterans services; (2) included 39 reports on policies and programs directly primarily at the elderl...
Puerto Rico: Background Information on Applicable Federal Legislation, Its Governmental Structure, and Its Finances
T-HRD-90-7: Published: Nov 15, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1989.
GAO discussed Puerto Rico's relationship with the federal government, focusing on social programs and tax laws, and Puerto Rico's government structure compared to the 50 states, as a background for political status deliberations. GAO noted that: (1) federal spending totals about 30 percent of Puerto Rico's gross national product; (2) islanders and U.S. corporations conducting business in Puerto Ri...
Welfare: Relationships and Incomes in Households With AFDC Recipients and Others
HRD-88-78: Published: May 11, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO analyzed Census Bureau data on households composed of both Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) recipients and persons not receiving AFDC to determine: (1) whether household members not receiving AFDC were related to AFDC recipients and, if so, how; and (2) the incomes of the AFDC recipients and the non-AFDC household members.GAO found that: (1...
Welfare and Taxes: Extending Benefits and Taxes to Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa
HRD-87-60: Published: Sep 15, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the potential effects of fully extending Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), Medicaid, foster care, Child Support Enforcement, and Food Stamp benefits, and federal income taxes, to Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa.GAO found that: (1) federal costs would increase due to higher...
S. 2756, the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1986
130997: Sep 16, 1986
In response to a congressional request, GAO: (1) discussed the state income and eligibility verification systems the Deficit Reduction Act of 1984 (DEFRA) mandated; and (2) commented on S. 2756, the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1986. GAO found that most states: (1) will postpone system development for periods of 9 months or longer while they divert resources to make reprogrammin...
Legislative and Administrative Changes To Improve Verification of Welfare Recipients' Income Could Save Hundreds of Millions
HRD-82-9: Published: Jan 14, 1982. Publicly Released: Jan 14, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the manner in which income and asset information is used and verified by administering agencies to determine eligibility for federal assistance programs which provide benefits to needy individuals and families.GAO found that: (1) underreporting of income and assets by recipients of benefits from needs-based programs, whether deliberate or otherwise...
Analysis of GAO Reports To Determine Federal Approaches Most Conducive to State Consistency in Delivering Services and Monitoring Results
HRD-81-76: Published: Apr 10, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1981.
GAO was asked to examine recent GAO reports which discuss State administration and monitoring of selected federally funded programs to determine Federal approaches most conductive to State consistency in delivering services and monitoring the results. GAO was asked to emphasize cases where programs have been consistently administered and monitored by States.Twelve GAO reports were examined concern...
State Programs for Delivering Title XX Social Services to Supplemental Security Income Beneficiaries Can Be Improved
HRD-79-59: Published: Apr 11, 1979. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 1979.
Seven states were reviewed to determine how states are using programs funded under the Social Security Act to provide social services to Supplemental Security Income beneficiaries. The assessment showed that elderly Supplemental Security Income beneficiaries had unmet needs for social services.According to state and local officials in some of the seven states, one of the reasons for unmet needs wa...
Supplemental Security Income Overpayments to Medicaid Nursing Home Residents Can Be Reduced
HRD-77-131: Published: Aug 23, 1977. Publicly Released: Aug 23, 1977.
When recipients of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) enter nursing homes, their payments should be reduced because Medicaid pays the cost of nursing home care.In 1975, overpayments of about $7.6 million were made to SSI recipients in California and Florida because the Social Security Administration (SSA) did not know that the recipients had been admitted to nursing homes. The majority of these ov...