Report 2012-105 Recommendation 8 Responses

Report 2012-105: Departments of Public Health and Social Services: Weaknesses in the Administration of the Child Health and Safety Fund and the State Children's Trust Fund Limit Their Effectiveness (Release Date: November 2012)

Recommendation #8 To: Public Health, Department of

To ensure that it is able to measure its progress toward fulfilling the requirements of the health and safety fund, Public Health should periodically assess its progress toward meeting its measureable outcomes.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2015

At the conclusion of the contract period, CDPH evaluated the overall performance and impact of the Kid's Plates contracts, prepared a Final Report Summary and posted this summary on the Kid's Plates website: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/Pages/KidsPlates.aspx

  • Completion Date: July 2015

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Fully Implemented


Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2015

The status of this recommendation is unchanged.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 10/2015

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Not Fully Implemented


Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2014

The status of this recommendation is unchanged.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 9/2015

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Not Fully Implemented


1-Year Agency Response

The first progress reports are due to CDPH until the end of January, 2014. We will provide copies to BSA when we receive them. CDPH will review these and subsequent progress reports, provide feedback and technical assistance as indicated, and regularly assess the contractors' contributions to the overall program performance measures.

  • Estimated Completion Date: ongoing
  • Response Date: December 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Partially Implemented


6-Month Agency Response

CDPH has mechanisms in place to monitor changes in morbidity and mortality in the three areas covered by the new projects. Beginning in July 2013 CDPH will assess progress with baseline measures of targeted pedestrian and bicycle injuries.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 6/30/2014
  • Response Date: June 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Partially Implemented


60-Day Agency Response

Public Health stated that it has mechanisms in place to monitor changes in morbidity and mortality in the three areas covered by the new projects. Public Health stated that it will assess progress beginning in March 2013 with baseline measures of targeted pedestrian and bicycle injuries.

  • Response Date: January 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Partially Implemented


All Recommendations in 2012-105

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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