Report 2006-035 Recommendation 11 Responses
Report 2006-035: Department of Health Services: It Has Not Yet Fully Implemented Legislation Intended to Improve the Quality of Care in Skilled Nursing Facilities (Release Date: February 2007)
Recommendation #11 To: Health Services, Department of
To develop a mechanism to formally document changes, Health Services should formalize a rate change process that documents the reason for a rate change and provides a notification of the rate change to EDS.
6-Month Agency Response
Health Services reported that it has implemented a system that provides an audit trail for any facility rate change. It further stated that it has developed and implemented procedure changes in the systems programming language. (2008-406, p. 6)
- Response Date: August 2007
California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented
Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.