Wednesday, September 22, 2010

GAO Reports and Releases

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) which is often called the investigative arm of Congress. This past week GAO investigated healthcare, defense, the enviroment, and other issues. If you would like to know more about GAO, check out the library's guide.

Reports
Correspondences
Testimonies
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: Implications of Caseload and Program Changes for Families and Program Monitoring, by Kay E. Brown, director, education, workforce, and income security, before the Senate Committee on Finance. GAO-10-815T, September 21. http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-10-815T
    Highlights: http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d10815thigh.pdf
  • Veterans' Benefits: Training for Experienced Disability Claims Processors, by Daniel Bertoni, director, education, workforce, and income security, before the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. GAO-10-1029T, September 16.
    http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-10-1029T

    Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d101029thigh.pdf
  • Combating Nuclear Smuggling: Inadequate Communication and Oversight Hampered DHS Efforts to Develop an Advanced Radiography System to Detect Nuclear Materials, statement for the record by Gene Aloise, director, natural resources and environment; and Stephen L. Caldwell, director, homeland security and justice, before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. GAO-10-1041T, September 15.
    http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-10-1041T

    Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d101041thigh.pdf
  • Medicare: CMS Has Addressed Some Implementation Problems from Round 1 of the Durable Medical Equipment Competitive Bidding Program for the Round 1 Rebid, by Kathleen M. King, director, health care, before the Subcommittee on Health, House Committee on Energy and Commerce. GAO-10-1057T, September 15.
    http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-10-1057T

    Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d101057thigh.pdf
  • Defense Health Care: Status of Efforts to Address Lack of Compliance with Personality Disorder Separation Requirements, by Debra A. Draper, director, health care, before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. GAO-10-1013T, September 15.
    http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-10-1013T

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