Report 2006-035 Recommendation 11 Responses

Report 2006-035: Department of Health Services: It Has Not Yet Fully Implemented Legislation Intended to Improve the Quality of Care in Skilled Nursing Facilities (Release Date: February 2007)

Recommendation #11 To: Health Services, Department of

To develop a mechanism to formally document changes, Health Services should formalize a rate change process that documents the reason for a rate change and provides a notification of the rate change to EDS.

Agency Response*

Health Services reported that it has implemented a system that provides an audit trail for any facility rate change. It further stated that it has developed and implemented procedure changes in the systems programming language. (2008-406, p. 6)

  • Response Type†: 6-Month
  • Response Date: August 2007

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented


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†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.

*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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