Report 2011-104 Recommendation 1 Responses

Report 2011-104: Medi-Cal Managed Care Program: The Departments of Managed Health Care and Health Care Services Could Improve Their Oversight of Local Initiatives Participating in the Medi-Cal Two-Plan Model (Release Date: December 2011)

Recommendation #1 To: Managed Health Care, Department of

To monitor local initiatives' financial viability and compliance with the Knox-Keene Act requirements, Managed Health Care should develop a formal policy to ensure that it reviews financial reports in a timely manner, and that administrative expenses are correctly categorized.

1-Year Agency Response

Managed Health Care provided us the policies and procedures that it developed and implemented to ensure staff conduct thorough and timely financial reviews. In April 2012 Managed Health Care trained staff on these policies and procedures, including reviews of administrative expenses to ensure correct categorization. Further, Managed Health Care made changes to its financial filing system to help monitor that staff are following the new policies and procedures. (See 2013-406, p. 77)

  • Response Date: December 2012

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

All Recommendations in 2011-104

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.