Report 2009-101 Recommendation 6 Responses

Report 2009-101: Department of Social Services: For the CalWORKs and Food Stamp Programs, It Lacks Assessments of Cost-Effectiveness and Misses Opportunities to Improve Counties' Antifraud Efforts (Release Date: November 2009)

Recommendation #6 To: Social Services, Department of

This recommendation has been superseded by a recommendation from a subsequent report. See 2015-503 #15.

To ensure the accuracy and consistency of the information on welfare fraud activities that counties report and that Social Services subsequently reports to the federal government, the Legislature, and internal users, Social Services should provide counties with feedback on how to correct and prevent errors that it detects during this review.

Agency Response*

The CDSS continues to work with counties to provide feedback on how to correct and prevent errors that it detects during an Income Eligibility and Verification System (IEVS) review. If county reporting errors are found during the state's IEVS review, the CDSS provides immediate feedback to the county, and the county is required to submit corrected Department of Public Assistance (DPA) 266 reports.

  • Response Type†: Annual Follow Up
  • Completion Date: October 2012
  • Response Date: October 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: See 2015-503 #15 for the most current assessment


All Recommendations in 2009-101

†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.

*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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