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  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 Decade: 1990-1999
 Serial/Series Title: OTA background papers
Current Status of Federal Involvement in U.S. Aquaculture
The purpose of this paper is to provide information on technology issues of immediate importance to the U.S. aquaculture industry. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39818/
Do Medicaid and Medicare Patients Sue More Often Than Other Patients?
This background paper also responds to the request of the Congressional Sunbelt Caucus that OTA examine and judge the available evidence on whether Medicaid and Medicare patients, particularly obstetrics patients, are more litigious than other patients. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39696/
Does Vocational Education Help the "Forgotten Half"?: Short-term Economic Consequences of High School Vocational Education for Non-College Students
This background paper uses very recent data to address that question for individuals just one year out of high school. The paper also presents data on the types of occupations that these young people engage in, and rough statistical correlations between those occupations and types of high-school-level vocational coursework. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39824/
Evaluating Defense Department Research
This paper discusses briefly (1) the purposes of research directed toward support of the defense science and technology base and (2) criteria for judging government-supported, military oriented research portfolios. It will not cover, except tangentially, research into science and technology directed to civilian uses or the more advanced development phase of military weapons and systems. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39657/
Review of a Protocol for a Study of Reproductive Health Outcomes Among Women Vietnam Veterans
This report discusses the study that has been proposed as a partial response to the mandate of Public Law 99-272; that law also requires approval from the Director of OTA before any such studies are undertaken, which is the reason for this review. This study is one of three that make up the full VA response to the mandate to look into the health of women Vietnam veterans. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39689/
Royalty Management Program's Auditing and Financial System: Technical Issues
A report on royalty, rental, and bonus payments from non-fuel mineral leases on public lands are a oil and gas and other fuel and major source of income for the Federal government, States, and Indian Tribes. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39670/
Screening Mammography in Primary Care Settings: Implications for Cost Access and Quality
This staff paper examines the implications for cost and quality, as well as for access to mammography, of expanding the supply of mammographic services in the primary care setting. The special issues raised by third-party businesses that package mammography services for primary care physicians are also discussed. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39690/