Report 2013-125 Recommendation 22 Responses

Report 2013-125: California Department of Health Care Services: Weaknesses in Its Medi-Cal Dental Program Limit Children's Access to Dental Care (Release Date: December 2014)

Recommendation #22 To: Health Care Services, Department of

To make certain that it meets the requirements of the new state law and that its performance measures are accurate, Health Care Services should do the following: correct the erroneous data currently in its data warehouse and fix its process for transferring data from its mainframe to its data warehouse.

6-Month Agency Response

DHCS has remedied this anomaly and corrected all erroneous data in its data warehouse.

  • Completion Date: March 2015
  • Response Date: July 2015

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

Health Care Services provided documentation demonstrating that it had identified the cause of the erroneous data in its data warehouse, corrected its process for transferring data from its mainframe to its data warehouse, and tested the corrected process. Further, the documentation shows that the erroneous data in its data warehouse have been corrected.


60-Day Agency Response

DHCS has implemented the correction of erroneous data being submitted to the data warehouse. However, DHCS is continuing to work towards correcting erroneous data in the data warehouse retrospectively. DHCS anticipates completing the retrospective corrections by March 1, 2015.

  • Estimated Completion Date: March 2015
  • Response Date: February 2015

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


All Recommendations in 2013-125

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.


Report type

Report type
















© 2013, California State Auditor | Privacy Policy | Conditions of Use | Download Adobe PDF Reader