Report 2018-122 Recommendation 9 Responses

Report 2018-122: Department of Health Care Services: It Has Not Ensured That Medi-Cal Beneficiaries in Some Rural Counties Have Reasonable Access to Care (Release Date: August 2019)

Recommendation #9 To: Health Care Services, Department of

To ensure that it promptly and sufficiently notifies counties and other stakeholders about health plans' quality of care deficiencies, DHCS should immediately ensure that relevant county officials are included on its mailing list.

60-Day Agency Response

DHCS reviews the subscribers on the DHCS main stakeholder mailing list on a regular basis. Interested parties are able to subscribe to the list in order to receive updates.

  • Completion Date: August 2019
  • Response Date: October 2019

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

DHCS also subsequently requested the County Welfare Directors Association of California and the County Health Executives Association of California to notify their members of its email distribution list.

All Recommendations in 2018-122

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.