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New GAO Reports

Source: Government Accountability Office

  1. VA Health Care: Actions Needed to Improve Administration and Oversight of Veterans’ Millennium Act Emergency Care Benefit. GAO-14-175, March 6. http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-175 Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/661405.pdf Podcast – http://www.gao.gov/multimedia/podcasts/661389

  2. Electronic Health Record Programs: Participation Has Increased, but Action Needed to Achieve Goals, Including Improved Quality of Care. GAO-14-207, March 6. http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-207 Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/661402.pdf

  3. Nuclear Nonproliferation: Stronger Planning and Evaluation Needed for Radiological Security Zone Pilot Project. GAO-14-209, March 6. http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-209 Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/661394.pdf

  4. 2013 Sequestration: Agencies Reduced Some Services and Investments, While Taking Certain Actions to Mitigate Effects. GAO-14-244, March 6. http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-244 Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/661445.pdf Podcast – http://www.gao.gov/multimedia/podcasts/661235

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New GAO Reports:Social Security Death Data, National Preparedness: HHS Is Monitoring the Progress of Its Medical Countermeasure Efforts

Source: Government Accountability Office

1. Social Security Death Data: Additional Action Needed to Address Data Errors and Federal Agency Access. GAO-14-46, November 27.
http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-46
Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/659290.pdf

2. National Preparedness: HHS Is Monitoring the Progress of Its Medical Countermeasure Efforts but Has Not Provided Previously Recommended Spending Estimates. GAO-14-90, December 27.
http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-90
Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/659950.pdf

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New GAO Report and Testimony
Source: Government Accountability Office

Report

1. Education Research: Further Improvements Needed to Ensure Relevance and Assess Dissemination Efforts. GAO-14-8, December 5.
http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-8
Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/659426.pdf

Testimony

1. Geospatial Information: OMB and Agencies Can Reduce Duplication by Making Coordination a Priority, by David A. Powner, director, information technology management issues, before the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, House Committee on Natural Resources. GAO-14-226T, December 5.
http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-226T
Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/659449.pdf

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New GAO Reports

Source: Government Accountability Office

1. National Mediation Board: Strengthening Planning and Controls Could Better Facilitate Rail and Air Labor Relations. GAO-14-5, December 3.
http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-5
Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/659361.pdf

2. VA Health Care: Improvements Needed in Processes Used to Address Providers’ Actions That Contribute to Adverse Events. GAO-14-55, December 3.
http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-55
Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/659379.pdf

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New GAO Reports and Testimonies

Source: Government Accountability Office via Full Text Reports web site

Reports

1. Bureau of Prisons: Timelier Reviews, Plan for Evaluations, and Updated Policies Could Improve Inmate Mental Health Services Oversight.
GAO-13-1, July 17.
http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-13-1
Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/655904.pdf

2. DOD’s POW/MIA Mission: Top-Level Leadership Attention Needed to Resolve Longstanding Challenges in Accounting for Missing Persons from Past Conflicts. GAO-13-619, July 17.
http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-13-619
Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/655915.pdf

3. Federal Printing: Fewer Plants are in Operation than in 1990, and Selected Agencies Reported Declining Volumes.
GAO-13-636, July 17.
http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-13-636
Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/655937.pdf

Testimonies

1. Department of Homeland Security: Oversight and Coordination of Research and Development Efforts Could Be Strengthened, by Dave C. Maurer, director, homeland security and justice, before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. GAO-13-766T, July 17.
http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-13-766T
Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/655899.pdf

2. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Status of CMS Efforts to Establish Federally Facilitated Health Care Exchanges and the Federal Data Services Hub, by John E. Dicken, director, health care, before the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies, House Committee on Homeland Security, and the Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care, and Entitlements, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
GAO-13-786T, July 17.
http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-13-786T

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