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Selected Federal Accounts: Past Outlays and GAO Recommendations
PAD-79-73: Published: Sep 19, 1979. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 1979.
GAO was requested to examine the 10 largest spending programs in each of the 12 cabinet-level departments, track expenditure growth in these programs for several years, and estimate the dollar value of waste and inefficient expenditures in each of these 120 programs. GAO was also requested to suggest legislative remedies and other ways to reduce and eliminate waste. Recent growth in the 10 largest...
Hospice Care--A Growing Concept in the United States
HRD-79-50: Published: Mar 6, 1979. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1979.
Hospices in the United States were reviewed to determine the number of operating hospices and the number in the developmental stage, to describe the characteristics of the patients served by the hospices, to determine State licensure and health planning requirements for hospices, and to identify hospices' operating costs and sources of funds.In most States hospices are covered under licensing and...
Impact of Illegal Aliens on Public Assistance Programs: Too Little Is Known
GGD-78-20: Published: Dec 1, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1977.
Existing information is inadequate to reasonably estimate the extent or cost of illegal aliens receiving public assistance under Federal, State, and local government programs. Whether the payments illegal aliens contribute to the welfare system by paying taxes are sufficient to offset the benefits received is also unknown. However, public assistance programs do not appear to provide significant in...
The Well-Being of Older People in Cleveland, Ohio
HRD-77-70: Published: Apr 19, 1977. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 1977.
The overall well-being of older people in Cleveland, Ohio, was assessed in terms of their social and economic status, mental and physical health, and ability to do daily tasks. Information was gathered on the services offered by 23 federal programs and other services and factors which could affect the well-being of the individuals in the sample.Only one of every five of the more than 1,600 people...