Report 2006-110 Recommendation 11 Responses

Report 2006-110: Department of Health Services: It Needs to Improve Its Application and Referral Processes When Enrolling Medi-Cal Providers (Release Date: April 2007)

Recommendation #11 To: Health Services, Department of

The branch should monitor the implementation of Medicare's revalidation process in which it verifies the enrollment information for all its providers to identify opportunities for streamlining its application and verification procedures, and should make modifications as appropriate for Medicare providers seeking enrollment in Medi-Cal.

Agency Response*

The branch indicates that it continues to monitor Medicares implementation of its revalidation process to identify opportunities for streamlining its application and verification procedures as appropriate, with a specific focus on the implementation of Medicares federal regulations governing its accreditation and competitive bidding process for furnishing durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and medical supplies. In fact, the branch asserts that it attended a Medicare conference to discuss the potential for federal and state uniformity in the use of provider applications. (2009-406, p. 192)

  • Response Type†: 1-Year
  • Response Date: April 2008

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2006-110

†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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