Medicaid (91 - 100 of 253 items)
Welfare Reform: States' Early Experiences With Benefit Termination
HEHS-97-74: Published: May 15, 1997. Publicly Released: May 15, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed states' early experiences with waiver provisions for Aid to Families With Dependent Children (AFDC) benefit termination under the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act, focusing on: (1) those families whose benefits have been terminated and why; (2) federal or state benefits that are available and are being received after...
Health Education Employment Social Security Welfare Veterans, Bibliography for the Most Recent 12 Months
D15001: May 14, 1997
No summary is currently available...
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...
Social Security: Disability Programs Lag in Promoting Return to Work
HEHS-97-46: Published: Mar 17, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1997.
GAO updated information in previous reports regarding the Social Security Administration's (SSA) return-to-work program for Disability Insurance (DI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries. Although GAO did not independently verify the data used in the analysis of this report, the data cited came from either U.S. government data systems or issue area experts.GAO noted that: (1) desig...
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...
Insular Areas Update
GGD-96-184R: Published: Sep 13, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the fiscal arrangements between the U.S. government and American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. GAO found that: (1) the Internal Revenue Service collected $3.3 billion in taxes from Puerto Rico in fiscal year (FY) 1995; (2) the Bureau of Alc...
Medicaid Managed Care: Serving the Disabled Challenges State Programs
HEHS-96-136: Published: Jul 31, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined state efforts to include disabled Medicaid beneficiaries in prepaid managed care programs, focusing on the: (1) extent to which states are implementing Medicaid prepaid managed care programs for disabled beneficiaries; and (2) steps that have been taken to safeguard the interests of the stakeholder groups.GAO found that: (1) few states have signifi...
SSA Disability: Return-to-Work Strategies From Other Systems May Improve Federal Programs
HEHS-96-133: Published: Jul 11, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 11, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO identified: (1) key private-sector practices to return disabled workers to the workplace; and (2) other countries' return-to-work strategies for workers with disabilities.GAO found that: (1) U.S. private-sector and foreign return-to-work programs emphasize early intervention to increase workers' motivation to work, setting work goals soon after the disablin...
Income Security Issues: Issue Area Plan for Fiscal Years 1996 and 1997
IAP-96-17: Published: Jun 1, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1996.
GAO presented its Income Security issue area plan for fiscal years 1996 and 1997.GAO plans to: (1) promote more efficient, cost-effective government services; (2) evaluate the Social Security Administration's (SSA) services and operations; (3) identify opportunities to manage welfare, retirement, and disability programs more efficiently; (4) evaluate federal and state efforts to preserve families...