Report 2009-103 Recommendation 12 Responses

Report 2009-103: Departments of Health Care Services and Public Health: Their Actions Reveal Flaws in the State's Oversight of the California Constitution's Implied Civil Service Mandate and in the Departments' Contracting for Information Technology Services (Release Date: September 2009)

Recommendation #12 To: Public Health, Department of

To readily identify active IT and other contracts, Public Health should continue its efforts to develop and implement a new contract database.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From January 2012

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has implemented the Contracts and Purchasing System (CAPS) for tracking and monitoring contract activities. Effective July 1, 2011, all CDPH programs are required to use CAPS for developing and monitoring contracts in process and are required to use CAPS to monitor fully executed contracts. (2011-041, p. 76)

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

All Recommendations in 2009-103

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.