2016 Reports

Government Accountability Office (GAO) Reports released during CY 2016

 
 Date PostedPublication
12/7/2016 Nursing Homes: Consumers Could Benefit from Improvements to the Nursing Home Compare Website and Five-Star Quality Rating System 
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10/14/2016 Health Care Quality: HHS Should Set Priorities and Comprehensively Plan Its Efforts to Better Align Health Quality Measures 
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10/6/2016 Skilled Nursing Facilities: CMS Should Improve Accessibility and Reliability of Expenditure Data 
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9/27/2016 Electronic Health Information: HHS Needs to Strengthen Security and Privacy Guidance and Oversight 
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9/16/2016 Long-Term Care Workforce: Better Information Needed on Nursing Assistants, Home Health Aides, and Other Direct Care Workers 
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6/10/2016 Medicare Fee-for-Service: Opportunities Remain to Improve Appeals Process 
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6/1/2016 Complex Rehab Technology Wheelchairs Differ from Standard Wheelchairs 
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5/25/2016 Continued Action Required to Address Weaknesses in Provider and Supplier Enrollment Controls 
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5/16/2016 Claim Review Programs Could Be Improved With Additional Prepayment Reviews and Better Data 
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4/15/2016 Medicare: Opportunities Exist to Recover Potential Overpayments to Providers with Criminal Backgrounds 
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4/14/2016 Additional Efforts Needed to Help Protect Health Care Workers from Workplace Violence 
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4/13/2016 FEMA: Progress and Continuing Challenges in National Preparedness Efforts 
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2/22/2016 Health Care Fraud: Information on Most Common Schemes and the Likely Effect of Smart Cards 
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2/17/2016 Medicaid: Efforts to Exclude Nonemergency Transportation Not Widespread, but Raise Issues for Expanded Coverage 
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2/11/2016 Medicaid: Changes to Funding Formula Could Improve Allocation of Funds to States 
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1/13/2016 Health Care Workforce: Comprehensive Planning by HHS Needed to Meet National Needs 
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