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GAO Issues Report on Medicaid Managed Care
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report on Medicaid managed care encounter data reliability. The report (GAO-19-10) is titled "Medicaid Managed Care: Additional CMS Actions Needed to Help Ensure Data Reliability".

The report was sent to Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, R-Utah, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon, chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Rep. Gregg Harper, R-Mississippi, chairman of the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and Rep. Fred Upton, R-Michigan, on Oct. 19. Here ... Show Full Article

GAO Issues Report on Navy Readiness
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report on the readiness of the Navy's attack submarine force. The report (GAO-19-229) is titled "Navy Readiness: Actions Needed to Address Costly Maintenance Delays Facing the Attack Submarine Fleet".

The report was sent to Rep. Joe Wilson, R-South Carolina, and Del. Madeleine Z. Bordallo, D-Guam, ranking member of the House Armed Services subcommittee on Readiness, on Nov. 19. Here are excerpts of summaries associated with the report.

What GAO Found: "The Navy has been unable to begin or complete the vast majority of its ... Show Full Article

GAO Issues Report on Federal Personal Property
WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report on agencies' use of the exchange/sale authority. The report (GAO-19-33) is titled "Federal Personal Property: GSA and VA Have Opportunities to Improve the Exchange Sale Process".

The report was sent to Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, chairman, and Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, on Nov. 16. Here are excerpts of summaries associated with the report.

What GAO Found: "According to data compiled by the General Services Administration's ... Show Full Article

GAO Issues Report on Agent Orange
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report on the the government's handling of Agent Orange on Guam. The report (GAO-19-24) is titled "Agent Orange: Actions Needed to Improve Accuracy and Communication of Information on Testing and Storage Locations".

The report was sent to Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, chairman, Rep. Adam Smith, D-Washington, ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, Del. Madeleine Z. Bordallo, D-Guam, ranking member of the House Armed Services subcommittee on Readiness, and Del. Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan, D-Northern Mariana ... Show Full Article