Uniform Contracts, Medicare Pilot Program ID'd For Cost Cuts

Law360, New York (May 23, 2013, 12:46 PM EDT) -- The government could save $2 billion by canceling an ineffective Medicare pilot program one year early and $82 million by streamlining military uniform purchases, the Government Accountability Office said in a report Wednesday that found more than two dozen areas ripe for cost cuts.

The annual report, released before a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, identified 31 new areas where the federal government could save money by eliminating duplicative programs, implementing cost savings or improving revenue collections.

"Addressing fragmentation,...
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