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 Decade: 1980-1989
 Collection: Office of Technology Assessment
Analysis of issues relating to implementing a medicare physician fee schedule

Analysis of issues relating to implementing a medicare physician fee schedule

Date: November 1985
Creator: Juba, David
Description: This report provides background information on the tasks of studying alternative physician payment methodologies including replacement of CPR system with national or regional fee schedule.
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An analysis of the scope and quality of the current supply of educational software, and of the available sources of information on educational software

An analysis of the scope and quality of the current supply of educational software, and of the available sources of information on educational software

Date: September 30, 1987
Creator: Bialo, Ellen R. & Sivin, Jay P.
Description: This report presents an analysis of the scope and quality of the current supply of educational software, as well as analysis of the information sources available to educational software acquisition.
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Annual Report to the Congress: Fiscal Year 1984

Annual Report to the Congress: Fiscal Year 1984

Date: March 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report includes statements by the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the board, TAAC Chairman, and the director of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA). The report discusses the year in review regarding the work in progress, organization and operations of OTA.
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Annual Report to the Congress: Fiscal Year 1985

Annual Report to the Congress: Fiscal Year 1985

Date: March 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report includes statements by the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the board, TAAC Chairman, and the director of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA). The report discusses the year in review regarding the work in progress, organization and operations of OTA.
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Annual Report to the Congress for 1979

Annual Report to the Congress for 1979

Date: March 1980
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report includes statements by the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the board, TAAC Chairman, and the director of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA). The report discusses the year in review regarding the work in progress, organization and operations of OTA.
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Annual Report to the Congress for 1980

Annual Report to the Congress for 1980

Date: March 1981
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report includes statements by the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the board, TAAC Chairman, and the director of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA). The report discusses the year in review regarding the work in progress, organization and operations of OTA.
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Annual Report to the Congress for 1981

Annual Report to the Congress for 1981

Date: March 1982
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report compiled during 1981 by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) provided technical analysis of a variety of topics emphasizing its role as “shared staff’ to Congress.
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Annual Report to the Congress for 1982

Annual Report to the Congress for 1982

Date: March 1983
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report includes statements form OTA Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and Director, as well as TAAC Chairman. The report also discusses industry, commerce, and international security division, as well as health, life sciences and the environment division.
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Annual Report to the Congress: January 1 to September 30, 1983

Annual Report to the Congress: January 1 to September 30, 1983

Date: March 1984
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report offers statements by the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Board, TAAC Chairman, and the Director of OTA. It also discusses OTAs work in progress, organization and operations.
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Anti-Satellite Weapons, Countermeasures, and Arms Control

Anti-Satellite Weapons, Countermeasures, and Arms Control

Date: September 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of the "opportunities and risks involved in an accelerated program of research on new ballistic missile defense technologies, including those that might lead to deployment of weapons in space" (p. iii).
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The Apollo program: science/engineering personnel demand created by a federal research mission

The Apollo program: science/engineering personnel demand created by a federal research mission

Date: January 1987
Creator: Levine, Arnold S.
Description: This report examines several related areas: Were the manpower resources for Apollo available when they were needed? Did Apollo succeed in creating research capabilities that outlasted the program that created them? Finally, can we change Federal research missions better, based on the Apollo experience?
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Are we cleaning up?: 10 Superfund case studies: a special report of OTA's assessment on Superfund implementation

Are we cleaning up?: 10 Superfund case studies: a special report of OTA's assessment on Superfund implementation

Date: June 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This special report presents 10 case studies of recent Superfund decisions at sites which OTA believes, from surveying over 100 recent cleanup decisions, to be representative of a broad range of contamination problems and cleanup technologies.
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Arms Control in Space: Workshop Proceedings

Arms Control in Space: Workshop Proceedings

Date: May 1984
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: Workshop proceedings gathered by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that cover the topic of space weapons and arms control as discussed during hearings.
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Artificial insemination: practice in the United States: summary of a 1987 survey

Artificial insemination: practice in the United States: summary of a 1987 survey

Date: August 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This background paper presents the results of a study of physician and sperm bank practice of artificial insemination in the United States. It documents the number of women undergoing artificial insemination each year, the annual cost, medical and social screening criteria for women seeking artificial insemination and men who donate semen, the genealogical recordkeeping available to the resulting children, and physician attitudes toward possible changes in artificial insemination practice.
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Assessing Biological Diversity in the United States: Data Considerations: Background Paper 2

Assessing Biological Diversity in the United States: Data Considerations: Background Paper 2

Date: March 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A background paper by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "outlines how data can be used in maintaining biological diversity: describes primarily the Federal institutions that collect biological data; provides an overview of existing Federal biological databases; discusses technical aspects of collecting, storing, and retrieving biological data; and suggests ways to improve biological databases so that they can be better used to help maintain diversity of this Nation's plant and animal life" (Preface).
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Assessing Contractor Use in Superfund: a background paper of OTA's assessment on Superfund implementation

Assessing Contractor Use in Superfund: a background paper of OTA's assessment on Superfund implementation

Date: January 1989
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report addresses five key questions; to what extent is superfund dependent on contractors? Why depend on contracting to such a great extent? Is the extent of superfund’s dependence on contracting appropriate? Does the extent of superfund’s dependence on contracting reduce environmental effectiveness? Is superfund’s heavy dependence on contracting cost effective?
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Assessing cost-effectiveness of computer-based technology in public elementary and secondary schools

Assessing cost-effectiveness of computer-based technology in public elementary and secondary schools

Date: January 8, 1987
Creator: Stern ,David & Cox, Guy
Description: This report begins with an explanation of why cost effectiveness studies are important, it continues with the basic economic paradigm for assessing cost-effectiveness.
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Assessing human risks posed by neurotoxic substances: final draft

Assessing human risks posed by neurotoxic substances: final draft

Date: December 16, 1988
Creator: ENVIRON Corporation
Description: This report discusses risk assessment as a analytic process by which the nature and magnitude of risk is identified.
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An Assessment of Alternatives for A National Computerized Criminal History System

An Assessment of Alternatives for A National Computerized Criminal History System

Date: October 1982
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that addresses "1) the status of criminal history record systems in the United States; 2) the alternatives for a national computerized criminal history (CCH) system; 3) the possible impacts of such a system; and 4) the relevant policy issues that warrant congressional attention to ensure that the beneficial impacts of a national CCH system are maximized and the possible adverse impacts controlled or minimized" (p. iii).
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An Assessment of Development and Production Potential of Federal Coal Leases

An Assessment of Development and Production Potential of Federal Coal Leases

Date: December 1981
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that assesses the resources of mining activities and coal leases, specifically the "estimation of the likely production from the existing 548 Federal coal leases in the seven major Western coal States" (p. iii).
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Assessment of disorders causing dementia: the Family Survival Project: final report

Assessment of disorders causing dementia: the Family Survival Project: final report

Date: April 1986
Creator: Petty, Diana M.
Description: This report discusses the assessment of disorders causing dementia with disabled veterans.
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An Assessment of Maritime Trade and Technology

An Assessment of Maritime Trade and Technology

Date: October 1983
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of maritime trade and technology that "traces prevailing conditions and dominant trends that are important to the way the Federal Government assumes its responsibility for developing and implementing policy" (p. iii).
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An Assessment of Oil Shale Technologies

An Assessment of Oil Shale Technologies

Date: June 1980
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A study by the Office of Technology Assessment that examines the oil shale resources of the Western United States that could contribute to the liquid fuel supply of the United States.
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Assessment of Oil Shale Technologies—Vol. II: A History and Analysis of the Federal Prototype Oil Shale Leasing Program

Assessment of Oil Shale Technologies—Vol. II: A History and Analysis of the Federal Prototype Oil Shale Leasing Program

Date: July 1980
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: The report includes discussions of political, economic, environmental, and energy-related factors that affected both the 1968 leasing attempt and its successor—the current Prototype Program. The Program’s goals are identified, and its progress and status are examined to determine if those goals have been met or are likely to be met in the foreseeable future.
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