TITLE

Hurricane Katrina: CMS and HRSA Assistance to Sustain Primary Care Gains in the Greater New Orleans Area

AUTHOR(S)
Draper, Debra A.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;7/12/2010, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a letter from Debra A. Draper, director of Health Care at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the challenges of restoring health care services in New Orleans, Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina hit the area. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has granted 100 million-dollar for the reconstruction of health services in the state. It notes that state officials are concerned that in the interim the grant will not be sustainable.
ACCESSION #
52428194

 

Related Articles

  • Policies for the Reimbursement of Indirect Costs Need to Be Updated. Needham, John K. // GAO Reports;9/8/2010, preceding p1 

    The article discusses the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on policies governing reimbursement of indirect costs within the Department of Defense (DoD) and Health and Human Services (HHS). GAO examined the variation in proposed and negotiated indirect cost rates...

  • Residential Facilities: GAO-08-696T. Brown, Kay E. // GAO Reports;4/24/2008, p1 

    Nationwide, federal funding to states supported more than 200,000 youth in facilities seeking help for behavioral or emotional challenges in 2004. Recent federal reviews and investigations highlighted maltreatment in some facilities, resulting in hospitalizations and deaths. This testimony...

  • CHALLENGES FACING THE NEW ADMINISTRATION AND THE 111TH CONGRESS. Dodaro, Gene L. // GAO Reports;2/20/2009, p1 

    The report of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the challenges facing the new U.S. administration and the 111th U.S. Congress. It provides facts concerning the modernization of financial regulations and regulatory reform proposal, department of health and human services and...

  • HHS fights racial health disparities.  // New York Amsterdam News;02/04/99, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p31 

    Reports on the United States Congress' approval of funds for the Health and Human Services' Initiative to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health. Amount appropriated for the initiative; Centers and Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) component of the funding.

  • Exclusivity proposal is floated, then sinks. Dickinson, James G. // Medical Marketing & Media;Dec97, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p32 

    Reports on the failure of an exclusivity scheme proposal to deal with the Health and Human Services budget at the hearing called by the US Senate Appropriations subcommittee. Allowing of marketing exclusivity for certain brand drugs; Giving of a certain percentage of profits to support research...

  • Financial Audit: The Department of Health and Human Services's Fiscal Year 2004 Management Representation Letter on Its Financial Statements: GAO-05-588R.  // GAO Reports;6/23/2005, p1 

    The Secretary of the Treasury, in coordination with the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is required to annually prepare and submit audited financial statements of the U.S. government to the President and the Congress. We are required to audit these consolidated financial...

  • Available Information on Federal Spending, Cost Savings, and International Comparisons Has Limitations. Iritani, Katherine // GAO Reports;1/7/2013, preceding p1 

    The article focuses on a report issued by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) related to preventive health activities in the U.S. According to the report, the health programs administered by departments including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S....

  • Status of Fiscal Year 2010 Federal Improper Payments Reporting. Daly, Kay // GAO Reports;4/15/2011, p1 

    The article presents a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office regarding the problems on improper payments in the federal government in 2010. It discusses aspects of Improper Payments Information Act of 2002. Also explored are the programs that contribute to the improper payments...

  • Senate clears HHS appropriations bill.  // AHA News;10/31/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 22, p1 

    Reports on the approval of the fiscal 2006 budget reconciliation bill for the U.S. Department Health and Human Services (HHS) and other agencies by the Senate on October 25, 2005. Amount of budget proposed for influenza and pandemic disease preparedness; Allocated budget for medical education;...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics