Audit of the Office of the Attending Physician Revolving Fund--Fiscal Year 1980
GGD-81-24: Published: Jan 6, 1981. Publicly Released: Jan 6, 1981.
- Full Report:
The Office of the Attending Physician was established to serve the medical needs of the members of Congress. The revolving fund was established to take care of the monies involved in the activities of the Office. The purchase and resale of prescription drugs make up the majority of the fund's receipts and disbursements. The Office purchases wholesale drugs and resells them to member's families and to congressional employees. Certain free immunizations are provided to members and officials of Congress. The Office also furnishes medical transcripts and performs physical examinations for life insurance applicants. Pursuant to federal law, an audit of the fund for fiscal year 1980 was conducted.
In the opinion of GAO, the statements furnished in this report, prepared on a basis consistent with that of the preceding year, present fairly the financial position of the Office of the Attending Physician Revolving Fund at September 30, 1980 and 1979, the results of its operations, and the changes in its financial position for the years then ended.