Recurring Findings

Mental Health: Recurring Most severe Noncompliance
Federal Program Issue First Year Reported
Department's Assertion Page Number
Block Grants for Community Mental Health Services Mental Health does not require counties to ensure that lower tier entities with which it enters into covered transactions are not suspended or debarred. Mental Health also does not require counties to pass this requirement down to each person with whom they enter into a covered transaction. 2005-06
Partially corrected. Mental Health will add language to next yearís county performance contract relative to suspension and debarment for county staff and their subcontractors 114
Block Grants for Community Mental Health Services Condition 1: Mental Health used the incorrect CFDA title in its correspondence to the counties. Condition 2: Mental Health does not have procedures in place to follow up when counties have not submitted their OMB Circular A-133 audits. 2006-07
Condition 1: Fully corrected. Condition 2: Corrective action plan in place for the 2008 finding. 138
Block Grants for Community Mental Health Services Mental Health did not facilitate peer reviews. The lack of peer reviews further diminishes Mental Healthís oversight of the programs offered by the counties using the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrationís Block Grants for Community Mental Health Services funds. 2006-07
Partially corrected. Draft county visit guidelines have been developed and are due to begin this fiscal year 154
Block Grants for Community Mental Health Services Mental Health does not have an adequate process to establish obligations of federal awards to counties for a predetermined time period. Mental Health also does not ensure that the federal award is expended within the period of availability. 2006-07
Mental Health completed its 2007-002 corrective action, and has a corrective action in place for the 2008-002 finding. 111
© 2013, California State Auditor | Privacy Policy | Conditions of Use | Download Adobe PDF Reader