Report I2016-1 Recommendation 26 Responses
Report I2016-1: Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Misuse of State Resources, Forgery, False Time Reporting, Financial Interests Disclosure Violations, and Waste of State Funds (Release Date: February 2016)
Case Number I2014-0948
Recommendation #26 To: State Hospitals, Department of
State Hospitals should take appropriate action to address the insufficient hours worked by the four psychiatrists and their dishonesty by April 1, 2016.
Agency Response From May 2017
State Hospitals reported that one psychiatrist separated from state service in March 2017, one psychiatrist was dismissed in March 2017, and one psychiatrist resigned in March 2017.
California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented
Agency Response From February 2017
State Hospitals reported that it completed its investigation of the four psychiatrists and has worked with its legal and personnel staff to take action against them. It reported that one of the psychiatrists resigned in October 2016 and that it has action pending against the other three psychiatrists.
California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Partially Implemented
Agency Response From March 2016
In March 2016 State Hospitals requested copies of evidence we had obtained during the course of our investigation and launched its own investigation into the insufficient hours worked by the four psychiatrists and their dishonesty.