Audit

LEA Ad-Hoc Advisory Workgroup Publishes December 2015 Meeting Minutes

The LEA Ad-HOc Advisory Workgroup, comprised of LEA representatives, DHCS, and the California Department of Education…


California State Auditor Recommends SMAA Program Changes to Legislature

This morning, the California State Auditor's office issued a report to the state legislature which includes two…


Conditional Approval Received for Backcasting Years of Deferred Invoices

On October 28, 2015 federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a letter to the California…


DHCS Responds to State Auditor's Recommendations for Improvement

DHCS submitted responses to more than twenty recommendations made by the California State Auditor's office following…


State Auditor Releases Report of the Audit of the California Department of Health Care Services

On August 20, 2015 the California State Auditor released their report entitled “California Department of Health Care…


California Launches Audit of Mental Health Services for Students

The California state auditor has launched a review to determine whether students with disabilities are receiving…


Bills We're Watching: 2015 Legislation

The California Legislature has begun hearing bills that are up for consideration this term. Below is a list of key…


Schools Wait for Millions in Reimbursement for Medi-Cal Outreach

It was, without question, a call to action. Millions in federal Medi-Cal funds would flow to California schools, the…


CMS Rejects California's Alternative SMAA Deferral Proposal

In a letter received by the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) on March 16, 2015, the federal Center…


DHCS Submits Alternative Proposal to Resolve California's SMAA Deferral

On February 20, 2015, California's Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) submitted a proposal to the federal Center…