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What GAO Found In 2017, the Coast Guard developed and implemented a multistep process to identify and designate if an IT system should be managed as a non-major acquisition program (assets with total costs of less than $300 million).
What GAO Found Consumer scores are indicators that group consumers based on their past actions and characteristics. Score creators use public records and nonpublic information such as purchase histories to create scores.
What GAO Found The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) helps contractors comply with affirmative action provisions for veterans protected under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA).
What GAO Found Based on the limited procedures GAO performed in reviewing the independent public accountant's (IPA) audit of the Congressional Award Foundation's fiscal year 2021 financial statements, GAO did not identify any significant issues it believes require attention.
What GAO Found The Department of Energy's (DOE) two petroleum product reserves as currently structured—holding 2 million barrels of heating oil and gasoline in commercial terminals across the Northeast—are not well suited to address the risks of supply disruptions in the region.
What GAO Found During its audit of the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) fiscal years 2021 and 2020 financial statements, GAO identified four new deficiencies in internal control over financial reporting.
What GAO Found From February 2020 through June 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) relied primarily on existing workplace safety and health standards and voluntary employer guidance for its COVID-19-related enforcement.
What GAO Found Available data for fiscal years 2017-2019 show that about 36 percent of beneficiaries in the Department of Defense's (DOD) TRICARE program received mental health diagnoses during their perinatal periods. The perinatal period includes the time during pregnancy and through 1 year after.