Report 2006-035 Recommendation 3 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 #3 To: Health Services, Department of

To reduce the risk of using flawed data to calculate reimbursement rates, Health Services should Identify which audits conducted in fiscal years 2004-05 and 2005-06 were field audits to determine whether it met the field audit requirement of the Reimbursement Act.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From January 2010

The attached worksheet lists the facilities audited by the Department during the last three production years and also indicates whether the audit performed was a field or desk audit. Reports for production year 2007 can be downloaded at www.dhcs.ca.gov/dataandstats. Prior production year audit reports can be provided upon request. (2009-041, p. 65)

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Fully Implemented


All Recommendations in 2006-035

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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