Report 2013-119 Recommendation 14 Responses
Report 2013-119: California Department of Health Care Services: Its Failure to Properly Administer the Drug Medi-Cal Treatment Program Created Opportunities for Fraud (Release Date: August 2014)
Recommendation #14 To: Health Care Services, Department of
To prevent the certification of ineligible providers, Health Care Services should immediately develop a provider agreement for program providers.
60-Day Agency Response
DHCS will implement the new provider agreement via provider bulletin. DHCS conducted a public stakeholder meeting on September 22, 2014 with it becoming effective October 22, 2014.
- Completion Date: November 2014
- Response Date: October 2014
California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Fully Implemented
Health Care Services provided a copy of its Drug Medi-Cal provider agreement, which is now available online.
Agency responses received are posted verbatim.