Report 2006-110 Recommendation 1 Responses

Report 2006-110: Department of Health Services: It Needs to Improve Its Application and Referral Processes When Enrolling Medi-Cal Providers (Release Date: April 2007)

Recommendation #1 To: Health Services, Department of

To ensure that it does not prevent or delay some eligible providers from delivering services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries, the branch should ensure that it promptly notifies applicants that it has automatically enrolled them as provisional Medi-Cal providers when the branch has not processed the applications within the required time periods.

1-Year Agency Response

The branch reports that it has developed a letter and implemented a process to immediately notify applicants who have been automatically enrolled. Further, the branch states that it has updated its procedure manual with formal written procedures regarding the immediate notification of applicants who have been automatically enrolled and reports that it has implemented the procedures. (2009-406, p. 188)

  • Response Date: April 2008

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2006-110

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.