Report 2007-121 Recommendation 5 Responses

Report 2007-121: Veterans Home of California at Yountville: It Needs Stronger Planning and Oversight in Key Operational Areas, and Some Processes for Resolving Complaints Need Improvement (Release Date: April 2008)

Recommendation #5 To: Veterans Affairs, Department of

If Veterans Affairs is concerned that its ability to serve California veterans is limited by a regulation stating that less than 75 percent of skilled nursing beds must be occupied before it can admit new patients directly to that level of care, it should consider changing or eliminating that regulatory requirement.

1-Year Agency Response

In response to our recommendation that it consider changing or eliminating the requirement that less than 75 percent of skilled nursing beds must be occupied before the Veterans Home can admit new patients directly to that level of care. Veterans Affairs eliminated the requirement. (2010-406, p. 28)

  • Response Date: June 2009

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented


All Recommendations in 2007-121

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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