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Block Grants Brought Funding Changes and Adjustments to Program Priorities
HRD-85-33: Published: Feb 11, 1985. Publicly Released: Feb 11, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on how states are using their expanded authority to allocate funds under block grants, focusing on differences between state-administered funding and funding under prior categorical programs.GAO found that changes in federal funding levels for various activities varied considerably. Only one block grant has received increased appropriations each ye...
Millions Can Be Saved by Improving the Productivity of State and Local Governments Administering Federal Income Maintenance Assistance Programs
AFMD-81-51: Published: Jun 5, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 5, 1981.
GAO reviewed three State-administered Federal income maintenance programs whose administrative costs are fully paid or shared by the Federal Government: the Unemployment Insurance (UI), Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), and Food Stamp programs. The objective of the review was to demonstrate that many opportunities exist for improving productivity in State and local management of Fede...
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...
Analysis of Two Studies of Quality in New York City's Aid to Families With Dependent Children Program
HRD-80-48: Published: Feb 7, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 21, 1980.
An analysis was made of two studies of quality in New York City's Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program to determine: (1) if the difference between the error rate estimates was significant, and (2) which estimate was most accurate. These studies were made by the State Quality Control (QC) staff and the State Office of the Welfare Inspector General (IG). AFDC, one of the largest fe...
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...
Review of the Eligibility of Persons Converted From State Disability Rolls to the Supplemental Security Income Program
HRD-78-97: Published: Apr 18, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1978.
Social Security Administration's (SSA) activities relating to an assessment of the continued medical eligibility of over 2 million disabled Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients were reviewed. SSA was asked to evaluate two samples of SSI disabled recipients including an evaluation of: (1) medical evidence supporting the disability determination of 402 recipients who were converted to the S...