Top 10 List for August 2013
An alphabetical listing of the top 10 areas of significant work and the reports and testimonies in those areas issued in August 2013.
1. ARMY NETWORKS
Opportunities Exist to Better Utilize Results from Network Integration Evaluations
GAO-13-711: Published: Aug 22, 2013. Publicly Released: Aug 22, 2013.
2. FARM PROGRAMS
Additional Steps Needed to Help Prevent Payments to Participants Whose Incomes Exceed Limits
GAO-13-741: Published: Aug 29, 2013. Publicly Released: Aug 29, 2013.
3. GLOBAL MANUFACTURING
Foreign Government Programs Differ in Some Key Respects From Those in the United States
GAO-13-365: Published: Jul 25, 2013. Publicly Released: Aug 26, 2013.
4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Assessing Factors That Affect Patent Infringement Litigation Could Help Improve Patent Quality
GAO-13-465: Published: Aug 22, 2013. Publicly Released: Aug 22, 2013.
5. INTERMODAL TRANSPORTATION
A Variety of Factors Influence Airport-Intercity Passenger Rail Connectivity
GAO-13-691: Published: Aug 2, 2013. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 2013.
Results of GAO's Survey on Air-Rail Connectivity (GAO-13-692SP, August 2013), an E-supplement to GAO-13-691
GAO-13-692SP: Published: Aug 2, 2013. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 2013.
Higher Use of Costly Prostate Cancer Treatment by Providers Who Self-Refer Warrants Scrutiny
GAO-13-525: Published: Jul 19, 2013. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 2013.
7. TRANSPORTATION SECURITY
Action Needed to Strengthen TSA's Security Threat Assessment Process
GAO-13-629: Published: Jul 19, 2013. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 2013.
8. U.S. POSTAL SERVICE
Proposed Health Plan Could Improve Financial Condition, but Impact on Medicare and Other Issues Should Be Weighed before Approval
GAO-13-658: Published: Jul 18, 2013. Publicly Released: Aug 19, 2013.
9. VA HEALTH CARE
Actions Needed to Improve Administration of the Provider Performance Pay and Award Systems
GAO-13-536: Published: Jul 24, 2013. Publicly Released: Aug 23, 2013.
10. WILDLAND FIRE MANAGEMENT
Improvements Needed in Information, Collaboration, and Planning to Enhance Federal Fire Aviation Program Success
GAO-13-684: Published: Aug 20, 2013. Publicly Released: Aug 20, 2013.