Recruiting and retaining Federal physicians and dentists : problems, progress, and actions needed for the future: report to the Congress

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U.S. General Accounting Office, 1976 - Dentists - 123 pages

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Page 109 - Operations not later than 60 days after the date of the report and to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations with the agency!
Page 116 - Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Department of the Air Force, and Department of the Navy.
Page 56 - O-6, O-7, or O-8 ; must have served on active duty as a medical officer for at least 8 years ; must have completed any definitive active duty obligation; and must execute a written agreement to remain on active duty for at least an additional year from the date of the agreement. Payments are computed on basic pay for each additional year as follows: O-8, 1 month; O-7, 2 months...
Page 6 - ... assigned to DM&S. DVB and BVA physicians are Federal civil service employees, entitled to all benefits and subject to all regulations as other civil service employees. Title 5 physicians in VA (and other agencies) may be paid at special rates. These special rates are authorized by 5 USC 5303 and may be used when pay rates in the private sector are so above the General Schedule as to handicap the Government's recruitment and retention of qualified persons ( Special rates for physicians have been...
Page 116 - Department of the Army, Department of the Air Force, Department of the Navy, and Department of Labor.
Page iii - Recruiting and Retaining Federal Physicians and Dentists: Problems, Progress, and Actions Needed for the Future," as their response to the congressional directive on this subject in Public Law 94-123.
Page 4 - ... legislative or administrative action (including proposed legislation) and cost estimates therefor, which in the judgment of the Comptroller General or Director, as the case may be, will solve such recruitment and retention problems, and (B) a recommendation, and justification therefore, of which such courses should be undertaken.
Page 79 - Welfare, the Association of American Medical Colleges, and the American Association of Dental Schools.
Page 104 - Federal physicians and dentists under one compensation plan which incorporates the necessary flexibilities to meet each agency's needs. To varying degrees every agency has differing mission requirements and it is a normal tendency for agencies to want the flexibility a separate plan provides. The Government, however, should be concerned with...
Page 7 - special rate" program is not the focus of this report. ) Physicians employed by DVB are involved in determining medical eligibility of applicants for VA benefits, such as disability compensation. BVA physicians review and make decisions on cases where applicants for benefits have been rejected for medical reasons and the applicant appeals to BVA for review. As stated above, DM&S was created in 1946 by Public Law 79-293 (38 USC 4107). According to VA, the Act gave the Administration of Veterans...

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