Financial incentives have been successful in ecouraging those receiving low income assistance to find employment, but those same incentives are driving up the cost of federal aid programs, according to a recently released Government Accountability Office report.
The Defense Department isn't properly monitoring its weapons acquisitions for affordability, despite the Government Accountability Office laying out a plan for the DoD to do so eight years ago, according to an Aug. 27 GAO report.
Under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2014, the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments are required to deploy modernized electronic health records that employ full, standards-based interoperability by Dec. 31, 2016, but the Government Accountability Office says the departments aren't on track to meet that goal until after 2018.
Agencies aren't consistently seeking discounts when procuring goods and services off the Federal Supply Schedules, says a Government Accountability Office report released Aug. 10.
The Defense Department had trouble determining reasonable prices for noncompetitive contracts because some contractors were reluctant to share pricing information, according to an Aug. 12 Government Accountability Office report.
In its analysis of potential prescription medication fraud and abuse among Medicaid beneficiaries, the Government Accountability Office discarded data from many states from its investigation due to reliability issues, according to a report publicly released Aug. 10.
The General Services Administration doesn't know the long-term financial sustainability of much of the property it owns, says a Government Accountability Office report released Aug. 7.
The Army doesn't know when its reservists are available serve because of incomplete information on soldiers' non-availability documentation, says a July 31 Government Accountability Office report.
The Government Accountability Office is calling into question the first clean financial audit by a military service, saying the IG team involved was pressured to declare the books clean.
The Social Security Administration didn't detect double payments sent out to thousands of workers under two federal disability compensation programs, according to an Aug. 3 Government Accountability Office report.