To better utilize unused space at the veterans homes, and to serve more veterans within legal restrictions, CalVet should, for any future public-private partnership agreements, specify measures in the agreements that will allow it to monitor and assess the success of the agreements, and it should document its review and evaluation of any legal restrictions that may limit its authority to enter into the agreements.
1) Policy created and in the approval process. 2) Policy was approved and implemented in Policy Tech.
Policy was approved and implemented in Policy Tech.
Although CalVet demonstrated that it has developed a policy that addresses the recommendation, it did not provide evidence that it has yet implemented this policy.
Monitoring criteria for public private partnerships will be developed by June 30, 2013. All new Public Private Partnerships will have monitoring criteria and reporting included within any new agreement. Policy created and in the approval process.
CalVet drafted policy guidelines for all new Public Private Partnership agreements and Memorandums of Understanding developed on behalf of the veterans' homes to include monitoring criteria within the agreement as a review of any legal restrictions that may impact the authority to enter into the agreement. However, as of July 2013, CalVet has not fully implemented these policies.
Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.