Index to Quackery-Related GAO Reports


Stephen Barrett, M.D.
April 12, 2020

The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO)  monitors and audits government spending and operations, tracks how the legislative and executive branches of the government use taxpayer dollars, and provides its findings directly to Congress. It was established as the General Accounting Office by the Budget and Accounting Act of 1921 and assumed its current name in 2004. The reports listed below are relevant to topics discussed on our Web sites.

Dietary Supplements and Herbs
Diagnostic Testing
Diploma Mills
Drug Products
Health Insurance
Research
Miscellaneous Health Problems