Military treatment facilities need to work on management plans, says GAO

Federal Times: The Department of Defense’s military treatment facilities are changing management, but better definitions of operational functions and organizational structures are needed to avoid issues, cautions a Government Accountability Office report.

The Defense Health Agency has made progress accepting administrative responsibility for the MTFs, acknowledges GAO. However, significant work remains to complete the implementation plan by its March 1, 2018, deadline.

The report found that data provided in the DoD’s March 2017 and June 2015 interim reports on transition planning provided “high level” information on the transition, but lacked important details.

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