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Electronic Disability Claims Processing: SSA Is Proceeding with Its Accelerated Systems Initiative but Needs to Address Operational Issues
GAO-05-97: Published: Sep 23, 2005. Publicly Released: Oct 24, 2005.
Through an initiative known as AeDib, the Social Security Administration (SSA) is implementing a system in which medical images and other documents that have traditionally been kept in paper folders will be stored in electronic folders, enabling disability offices--including SSA's 144 Office of Hearings and Appeals sites and 54 state disability determination services--to process disability claims...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: FAA Must Act Quickly to Prevent Systems Failures
T-AIMD-98-63: Published: Feb 4, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 4, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) efforts to address the year 2000 problem, focusing on: (1) FAA's reliance on information processing; (2) where the agency stands today; (3) what remains at risk; and (4) what GAO recommends must be done to increase the likelihood that FAA systems will be year 2000 compliant by January 1 of that year.GAO...
Tax Systems Modernization: Imaging System's Performance Improving but Still Falls Short of Expectations
GGD-97-29: Published: Jan 16, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 16, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the performance of the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Service Center Recognition/Image Processing System (SCRIPS) in 1996, focusing on: (1) the primary causes for performance problems that occurred in 1995; (2) whether SCRIPS performance improved in 1996 as of September 30, 1996; and (3) the status of IRS future plans for SCRIPS.GAO found that: (...
ADP Budget: Analysis of HCFA's Fiscal Year 1991 ADP Budget Request
IMTEC-90-67: Published: Sep 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) fiscal year 1991 information technology systems budget request of $60.7 million, including $12.2 million for three major system enhancement projects to obtain more automated data processing and communications equipment, new software development, and related commercial services.GAO found that HCFA pr...
Geographic Information Systems: Status at Selected Agencies
IMTEC-90-74FS: Published: Aug 1, 1990. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on geographic information system (GIS) activities at the Departments of the Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, and Energy, as well as the Army Corps of Engineers, the Federal Highway Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Federal Emergency Management Administration, focusing on: (1) agency missions; (2) GIS applicati...
Social Security Administration's Systems Modernization Plan
T-IMTEC-89-11: Published: Sep 28, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1989.
GAO discussed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) efforts to modernize its information systems. GAO found that: (1) SSA spent about $643 million between 1982 and 1988 to maintain and modernize its systems, and planned to spend an additional $381 million over the next 2 years; (2) the SSA Systems Modernization Plan emphasized software improvements, rather than its past approaches of buying m...
ADP Systems: Status of SSA's Modernization Efforts
IMTEC-88-56: Published: Sep 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) actions to refocus its computer systems modernization efforts to determine the: (1) status of the software design and database integration; (2) relationship between the Systems Modernization Plan's (SMP) projects and key areas; (3) impact that new projects included in the plan may have on SSA computer s...
Computer Systems: Navy Stock Point ADP Replacement Program Needs Better Management Controls
IMTEC-87-30: Published: Sep 17, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Navy's Stock Point ADP Replacement (SPAR) project to determine whether the Navy complied with Department of Defense (DOD) directives to improve and modernize its computerized information systems.GAO found that the Navy: (1) plans to acquire new automatic data processing (ADP) equipment, redesign its computer software, and convert its curren...
ADP Systems: Examinations of Non-Federal Hospital Information Systems
IMTEC-87-21: Published: Jun 30, 1987. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1987.
GAO studied integrated hospital information systems in non-federal hospitals to aid in the evaluation of the Department of Defense's and the Veterans Administration's efforts to develop and install analogous systems.GAO found that: (1) 200 or more beds is the optimal size for hospitals to derive significant benefits from an integrated hospital information system; (2) hospitals generally invest onl...
ADP Budget: Information on Two IRS Computer Projects
IMTEC-87-26FS: Published: Jun 16, 1987. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the: (1) Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) fiscal year (FY) 1988 budget provisions for the Communications Replacement System and its Tax System Redesign; and (2) amount IRS has already spent on those projects.GAO found that: (1) IRS plans to spend about $150 million on the Communications Replacement System through 1993; (2) IRS estima...