Veterans affairs (71 - 74 of 74 items)
VA Health Care: Inadequate Controls Over Scarce Medical Specialist Contracts
HRD-92-114: Published: Jul 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) efforts to strengthen its management controls.GAO found that: (1) VA has not sufficiently improved its controls over medical specialist contracts to ensure that medical centers are avoiding contracting problems; (2) medical centers are not adequately justifying or providing adequate data for their p...
VA Health Care: Copayment Exemption Procedures Should Be Improved
HRD-92-77: Published: Jun 24, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 24, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) how the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) determines the medical care copayment exemption status of Vietnam veterans who claim Agent Orange exposure; and (2) VA exemption policies and procedures for determining veterans' Agent Orange exposure.GAO found that: (1) the VA guidance does not adequately inform medical centers about...
VA Health Care: Better Procedures Needed to Maximize Collections From Health Insurers
HRD-90-64: Published: Apr 6, 1990. Publicly Released: May 4, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): (1) collections from health insurers exceeded health care costs; and (2) had effective procedures to identify insured veterans and bill insurers and collect amounts owed.GAO found that: (1) VA collected only about one-third of the health care costs for medical services it provided to insured veterans...
Information on Veterans' Ability To Defray the Cost of Their Inpatient Care
HRD-85-63: Published: May 3, 1985. Publicly Released: May 3, 1985.
GAO reviewed the Veterans Administration's (VA) comprehensive reform of eligibility criteria for medical care which will include an income-based test for veterans with no service-connected disabilities. GAO determined the extent to which veterans under age 65 who received inpatient care had incomes that permitted them to pay for that care.GAO found that: (1) veterans with service-connected disabil...