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To carry out its mission of ensuring health care security for beneficiaries, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) relies heavily on information technology (IT) systems. In fiscal year 2005, CMS's total IT appropriations was about $2.
The U.S. Postal Service invests hundreds of millions of dollars in information technology (IT) each year to support its mission of providing prompt, reliable, and efficient mail service to all areas of the country. It must support these operations through the revenues it earns for its services.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Customs Service's Automated Commercial System (ACS), focusing on three principal ACS modules that supported the processing, inspection, and release of merchandise imported into the United States.