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The 2021 High Risk List—Which Programs Are At High Risk of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse? (videos)

7 Areas Improved; Five Got Worse; 20 Showed Little Change Today, we post our latest High Risk List, which includes 36 areas across the federal government vulnerable to waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement or needing broad-based transformation. Our list includes … Continue reading

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Improving Federal Administration of Programs that Serve the American Indian Population

For nearly a decade, we’ve reported that federal agencies have ineffectively administered Indian health care, education, and energy resource development programs. This year we added the agencies responsible for these programs to our High Risk List—which discuss the federal agencies … Continue reading

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GAO’s 2017 High Risk List Update

Today we released our updated High Risk List, which includes three new areas: The 2020 Decennial Census, Management of Federal Programs that Serve Tribes and Their Members, and U.S. Government’s Environmental Liabilities. We also removed an area related to sharing … Continue reading

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GAO’s High Risk List

As an agency, we focus on improving the operations of a large, complex federal government that is responsible for trillions of dollars in spending and revenue collection. In 1990, we started a program to report on government operations that we … Continue reading

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