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ADMS Block Grant: Drug Treatment Services Could Be Improved by New Accountability Program
T-HRD-92-4: Published: Oct 17, 1991. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 1991.
GAO discussed the Department of Health and Human Service's (HHS) oversight of drug abuse treatment services supported by the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Services (ADMS) Block Grant. GAO noted that: (1) to examine how states have implemented the fiscal year (FY) 1988 legislative peer review requirement, HHS selected 10 states that received about 60 percent of the ADMS block grant funds a...
Managed Care: Oregon Program Appears Successful but Expansions Should Be Implemented Cautiously
T-HRD-91-48: Published: Sep 16, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1991.
GAO discussed Oregon's proposal to expand its prepaid managed care activities as part of a demonstration that would restructure its entire Medicaid program, focusing on the existing managed care program that will serve as the foundation for the proposed demonstration project. GAO noted that: (1) since 1985, Oregon's Medicaid program has increased to an enrollment of about 65,000 and Oregon has con...
ADMS Block Grant: Women's Set-Aside Does Not Assure Drug Treatment for Pregnant Women
T-HRD-91-37: Published: Jun 20, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 1991.
GAO discussed the role of the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Services Block Grant women's set-aside in addressing the treatment needs of drug-abusing women, particularly pregnant women and mothers with young children, focusing on: (1) the barriers facing pregnant women and mothers seeking treatment; (2) whether Congress has sufficient information to oversee states' use of the set-aside to...
Drug Treatment: Some Clinics Not Meeting Goal of Prompt Treatment for Intravenous Drug Users
HRD-90-80BR: Published: Apr 30, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) extent to which programs receiving alcohol, drug abuse, and mental health services (ADMS) block grant funds provided timely treatment for intravenous (IV) drug users; and (2) Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) oversight of state efforts to implement those provisions.GAO found that: (1) states generally implemented the five IV d...
HHS Cannot Currently Measure States' Progress in Meeting the Prompt Treatment Goal for Intravenous Drug Users
T-HRD-90-25: Published: Apr 30, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 1990.
GAO discussed three states' compliance with federal alcohol, drug abuse, and mental health services block grant provisions requiring them to: (1) ensure timely treatment of intravenous drug users; (2) develop a substance abuse treatment plan, if requested by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS); (3) target funds to areas with the greatest need for services; (4) require local providers...
Computer Matching: Need for Guidelines on Data Collection and Analysis
HRD-90-30: Published: Apr 17, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 17, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) need to: (1) work with federal agencies to develop and coordinate guidance on data collection and reporting for evaluating the cost-effectiveness of the Income and Eligibility Verification System (IEVS) in accordance to the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, focusing on whether states h...
Medicare and Medicaid: More Information Exchange Could Improve Detection of Substandard Care
HRD-90-29: Published: Mar 7, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1990.
GAO provided information on the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) implementation of a recommendation that it develop guidelines to coordinate reporting on Medicaid and Medicare quality of care.GAO found that: (1) review entities, including insurance carriers and peer review organizations (PRO), did not routinely exchange information about problem physicians; (2) officials agreed that d...
Health and Nutrition: Collection of Vital Statistical Data on Hispanics
HRD-88-68BR: Published: Mar 18, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the sampling plans of four national surveys, specifically their health and nutrition data on Hispanics.GAO found that: (1) the surveys included too few minority group members to allow separate nationally projectable estimates of their health or nutritional condition; (2) to overcome this lack of data, two of the surveys oversampled Hispanics, an...
Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986
130389: Jul 15, 1986
Testimony was given on the reporting of information relating to payment of medical malpractice claims and certain other adverse actions taken against health practitioners. GAO favors the reporting of such information on physicians and other appropriate health professionals to a repository that can be referenced by hospitals and other health entities, since there is not sufficient exchange of infor...
The Health Care Financing Administration's Monitoring of the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System
124427: Jun 15, 1984
Testimony was given concerning the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) monitoring of the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS). AHCCCS is a 3-year demonstration project to provide Medicaid services in Arizona which contains a number of innovations including: (1) contracting with health care providers to deliver services for a fixed, monthly fee determined through competiti...