Report 2018-102 Recommendation 12 Responses

Report 2018-102: Tulare Local Healthcare District: Past Poor Decisions Contributed to the Closure of the Medical Center, and Licensing Issues May Delay Its Reopening (Release Date: October 2018)

Recommendation #12 To: Tulare Local Healthcare District

To ensure that it can demonstrate that invoices it pays are for contracted services, by April 2019 the district should update its contract management policy to include a requirement to retain a copy of all contracts similar to the State's requirement of seven years.

6-Month Agency Response

We were delayed in bringing on new staff to implement the appropriate recommendations, but Board members are working to amend our policies and hope to approve them at our next regular board meeting on April 24.

  • Estimated Completion Date: April 2019
  • Response Date: April 2019

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


60-Day Agency Response

The District concurs with the recommendation and will update our policies by April 2019 as recommended.

  • Estimated Completion Date: April 2019
  • Response Date: December 2018

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


All Recommendations in 2018-102

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.