Program management (71 - 80 of 125 items)
Vaccines for Children: Critical Issues in Design and Implementation
PEMD-94-28: Published: Jul 18, 1994. Publicly Released: Jul 19, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) implementation plans for the Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program, focusing on: (1) how CDC plans to implement the VFC Program; and (2) the likelihood that CDC will meet its program goals.GAO found that: (1) as of July 5, 1994, only 4 of the 15 contracts with vaccine manufacturers had been awarded; (2) as of J...
PEMD-93-10R: Published: Nov 16, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the progress and results of the Amerasian Homecoming Act, focusing on: (1) the process whereby eligible Amerasians and their families first become participants in the program in Vietnam; and (2) the outcomes for Amerasians and their families after resettlement has taken place. GAO noted that: (1) the program has successfully processed a large numbe...
Defense Health Care: Health Promotion in DOD and the Challenges Ahead
HRD-91-75: Published: Jun 4, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) health promotion program, focusing on whether: (1) it addressed the military services' major health concerns; (2) the program and selected private health promotion programs compared favorably with respect to content and organization; (3) prior health promotion studies analyzed the costs and benefits of health promo...
Medicare Payments for the Services of Salaried Supervisory and Teaching Physicians at Wayne County General Hospital, Eloise, Michigan
B-164031(4): Published: Dec 4, 1970. Publicly Released: May 6, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
Status of Department of Defense Programs To Improve Defensive Chemical Warfare Capabilities
126952: Apr 23, 1985
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) program to improve its defensive chemical warfare capabilities, focusing on: (1) DOD doctrine to support military operations in a chemically contaminated environment; (2) the effectiveness of DOD procurement of defensive chemical warfare equipment; (3) DOD force structures for carrying out defensive chemical warfar...
State Implementation of the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant
124459: Jun 20, 1984
GAO discussed States' implementation of the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) services block grant. GAO stated that, although Federal appropriations for MCH services decreased as States implemented the block grant, most States were able to maintain total funding for MCH programs. However, only 5 of the 13 States reviewed experienced increases in total funding after adjustment for inflation. While St...
States Have Made Few Changes in Implementing the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Services Block Grant
HRD-84-52: Published: Jun 6, 1984. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1984.
As part of a continuing series on the implementation of block grants, GAO reviewed the progress made by States in implementing the alcohol, drug abuse, and mental health (ADAMH) services block grant.GAO found that, although Federal appropriations for ADAMH services decreased as States began to implement the block grant, the decreases were offset by increased State funds and categorical awards. Fiv...
Activities of the Charleston Area Comprehensive Health Planning Agency, Charleston, South Carolina
B-164031(2): Published: Jul 29, 1974. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
The Sound Health Association: A Federally Qualified Health Maintenance Organization
HRD-77-119: Published: Dec 2, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 13, 1982.
The Sound Health Association, Inc., of Tacoma, Washington, is a consumer-owned, prepaid health plan and was the first health maintenance organization qualified by the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) under the Health Maintenance Organization Act. The provision of health care services on the basis of prepaid rates provides incentives for the organization to emphasize preventive me...