Report 2011-113 Recommendation 12 Responses

Report 2011-113: Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System: Increased Transparency and Stronger Controls Are Necessary as It Focuses on Improving Its Financial Situation (Release Date: March 2012)

Recommendation #12 To: Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System

To help ensure the accuracy and completeness of filed statements of economic interests, the Health Care System's filing officer should follow state regulations for reviewing submitted statements, including verifying the cover sheet for completeness for all submitted statements.

6-Month Agency Response

The Health Care System's amended conflict-of-interest policy specifies that the revenue integrity and compliance director will review all submitted statements for overall completeness and general accuracy. In addition, in the Health Care System's six-month response, it indicated that in collecting and reviewing the statements for 2011, the revenue integrity and compliance director reviewed the cover sheets for all statements and ensured completion and submission of all appropriate schedules. (See 2013-406, p. 85)

  • Response Date: September 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2011-113

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.