Report 2018-124 Recommendation 1 Responses

Report 2018-124: Gold Coast Health Plan: Its Reimbursements to Pharmacies Are Reasonable, but Its Pharmacy Benefits Manager Did Not Always Process Claims Correctly (Release Date: August 2019)

Recommendation #1 To: Gold Coast Health Plan

To ensure that the public clearly understands the commission's decisions, the commission should report its reasoning for awarding contracts with adequate detail or the legal basis, if any, for choosing not to do so.

60-Day Agency Response

GCHP general counsel developed a policy which will be taken to the October 28, 2019 meeting for commission adoption.

  • Estimated Completion Date: November 30, 2019
  • Response Date: October 2019

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

All Recommendations in 2018-124

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.