Latest Government Accountability Office Stories

2011-04-22 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Student Access Student Choice (SASC) Coalition today released the following statement in response to the Department of Education admitting its default rates issued in February, which garnered significant press coverage, were faulty.

2011-03-15 06:40:00

Over the past four years, prescription drug prices grew at a much faster pace than costs for other medical supplies and services, according to a government report.

2011-03-08 08:17:00

RALEIGH, N.C., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in more than a decade, the City of Detroit in 2010 submitted its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) ahead of schedule, assisted by GL Wand, an Excel-based reporting tool from Excel4apps.

2011-02-09 00:01:27

GAO study finds that program is “vulnerable to identity theft and employer fraud” Alexandria, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 08, 2011 A recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) demonstrates that the federal E-Verify program needs a biometric component, according to the Security Industry Association (SIA). E-Verify is used by employers to determine if individuals are legal residents of the United States and, thus, eligible to work in this country.

2010-12-01 00:01:52

PDRI, a PreVisor company, won a competitive bid to design a new performance appraisal system for the U.S.

2010-07-26 12:54:00

WASHINGTON, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Trish Wexler, spokeswoman for ANHAM FZCO, LLC, provided a live interview to Al Arabiya on the recent news that the U.S. Government Accountability Office has dismissed all protests to the selection of ANHAM as "Prime Vendor" to the U.S.

2010-07-23 09:30:00

Individuals who send off saliva samples to genetic testing companies to determine whether or not they are at risk for diabetes or certain forms of cancer may receive different results depending on which company they select.

2010-06-14 13:50:00

GAO Report Outlines Potential Medicare Cost Savings, Value to Patients WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) study that outlines the potential Medicare cost savings and value to patients associated with home infusion therapy, the National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) is recommending that a demonstration project be conducted to confirm the benefit of home infusion therapy to patients and to support Medicare's...

2010-05-27 05:50:00

A US government investigation has found that makers and sellers of ginseng, echinacea and other herbal supplements often make false claims that the products can cure cancer or replace prescription medications.

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