Top 10 List for September 2013

An alphabetical listing of the top 10 areas of significant work and the reports and testimonies in those areas issued in September 2013.

1. Dental Services

Information on Coverage, Payments, and Fee Variation
GAO-13-754:
Published: Sep 6, 2013. Publicly Released: Sep 12, 2013.

2. Disability Insurance

Work Activity Indicates Certain Social Security Disability Insurance Payments Were Potentially Improper
GAO-13-635:
Published: Aug 15, 2013. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 2013.

3. Food Safety

More Disclosure and Data Needed to Clarify Impact of Changes to Poultry and Hog Inspections
GAO-13-775:
Published: Aug 22, 2013. Publicly Released: Sep 4, 2013.

4. Ford-Class Carriers

Lead Ship Testing and Reliability Shortfalls Will Limit Initial Fleet Capabilities
GAO-13-396:
Published: Sep 5, 2013. Publicly Released: Sep 5, 2013.

5. Information Technology

Key Federal Agencies Need to Address Potentially Duplicative Investments
GAO-13-718:
Published: Sep 12, 2013. Publicly Released: Sep 12, 2013.

6. Nuclear Terrorism Response Plans

Major Cities Could Benefit from Federal Guidance on Responding to Nuclear and Radiological Attacks
GAO-13-736:
Published: Sep 30, 2013. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 2013.

7. Pesticides

EPA Should Take Steps to Improve Its Oversight of Conditional Registrations
GAO-13-145:
Published: Aug 8, 2013. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 2013.

8. Polar Weather Satellites

NOAA Identified Ways to Mitigate Data Gaps, but Contingency Plans and Schedules Require Further Attention
GAO-13-676:
Published: Sep 11, 2013. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 2013.

9. Sex Offenders

10. Supply Chain Security

DHS Could Improve Cargo Security by Periodically Assessing Risks from Foreign Ports
GAO-13-764:
Published: Sep 16, 2013. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 2013.

 

Significant Work Issued in August 2013