Program evaluation (61 - 70 of 75 items)
Information on Programs Involved in the President's Swap Proposal
CED-82-71: Published: Apr 15, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided statistical information on the Food Stamp, Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), and Medicaid Programs which described: program growth by State, differences in benefit levels among the States, degree of correlation between program growth and unemployment, administrative structure of each program, the extent to which recipients of the F...
Intertitle Transfers--A Way for States To Increase Federal Funding for Social Services
HRD-81-116: Published: Jul 10, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 10, 1981.
GAO initiated a review of the extent and magnitude of transfers of social services costs from title XX of the Social Security Act to other funding sources. These intertitle transfers are the costs of social services historically charged to social services programs which, subsequent to the ceiling on social services, are now being charged to other Federal funding sources. Federal social services co...
HHS' Action To Implement GAO's Recommendations Concerning the National Recipient System Has Been Curtailed--A New System Is Being Proposed
HRD-81-89: Published: Apr 27, 1981. Publicly Released: May 27, 1981.
In a prior report, GAO made recommendations to the former Secretary of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare concerning a proposal to implement a National Recipient System (NRS). NRS was to be a computerized system developed and maintained at the Federal level designed to help States and territories reduce fraud, abuse, and error in the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) pro...
Federal and State Actions Needed To Overcome Problems in Administering the Title XX Program
HRD-81-8: Published: Oct 29, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 1980.
The title XX program, authorized by Social Security Act amendments, enables States to tailor social services programs to fit the needs of people in local communities. The social services are provided directly by public social services agencies or purchased from other public agencies and private profit or nonprofit organizations. The States must fund about 25 percent of their title XX program costs...
U.S. Income Security System Needs Leadership, Policy, and Effective Management
HRD-80-33: Published: Feb 29, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 29, 1980.
Over the past 10 years, Federal income security spending has risen by nearly 250 percent to become the largest part of the budget. The 37 officially labeled income security and related programs in the 1979 Federal budget cost about $215 billion, or about 43 percent of the President's $500 billion budget. Income security tax expenditures, resulting from provisions of the income tax system which all...
State Advance Payments to Aid to Families With Dependent Children Recipients Are Inconsistent With Federal Regulations
HRD-80-50: Published: Feb 7, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 7, 1980.
The Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program was examined regarding program policies, management characteristics, and operational procedures in six States and several of their local welfare agencies to identify areas in need of further audit or analysis. One of the issues concerning assistance payments was identified as warranting immediate attention. Pursuant to payment policies bel...
An Evaluation of the Use of the Transfer Income Model (TRIM) To Analyze Welfare Programs
PAD-78-14: Published: Nov 25, 1977. Publicly Released: Nov 25, 1977.
Conceptual models, simplified representations of issues, are used within Government to perform program and policy analyses of complex issues in such areas as social welfare, food, energy, and transportation. The Transfer Income Model (TRIM) was designed to provide estimates of the costs, caseloads, and income distributional effects of existing income tax and means-tested transfer programs, modific...
Improvememts Needed in Efforts To Help the Mentally Disabled Return to or Remain in the Communities in Massachusetts
092276: Jul 8, 1976
No summary is currently available...
Controls Over Food Stamp and Welfare Programs
FGMSD-76-36: Published: Apr 7, 1976. Publicly Released: Apr 7, 1976.
No summary is currently available...