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Stories with organization: U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • GAO: Health care access hard to measure for Native Americans 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 8:51 pm

    FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Access to health care for American Indians is difficult to gauge because the agency that oversees it does a poor job of tracking patient wait times, a report by a federal watchdog found.

  • Feds: EPA fails to protect water from oilfield contamination 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 10:42 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing in its mandate to protect underground drinking water reserves from oilfield contamination, according to a federal review singling out lax EPA oversight in California, where the state routinely allowed oil companies to dump wastewater into some drinking water aquifers.

  • Vermont official offers assurances on health info security 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 5:29 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - A top Vermont official is seeking to reassure lawmakers that the security of people's private information in the Vermont Health Connect insurance exchange is being well protected.

  • Security flaws found in 3 state health insurance websites story has photos
    Updated: Apr-07-16 8:58 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Federal investigators found significant cybersecurity weaknesses in the health insurance websites of California, Kentucky and Vermont that could enable hackers to get their hands on sensitive personal information about hundreds of thousands of people, The Associated Press has learned. And some of those flaws have yet to be fixed.