NLPES Library-Health Care

5/27/2020

Issues Covered by This Site

This section of the NLPES Audit Report Library includes audit reports about health care; diseases and conditions; health insurance; Medicaid and CHIP; new and emerging health issues; pharmaceuticals; providers and facilities; Medicare; and the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Instructions for Using the Report Library

To access any report listed below, to go the legislative program evaluation or performance audit agency's website. A link to the agency is provided at the end of each report citation. If you cannot locate the report, contact Brenda Erickson or the NLPES key contact for that office.

2018 Reports

  • Skilled Nursing Facilities: Absent Effective State Oversight, Substandard Quality of Care Has Continued (May 2018), Report 2017‑109, California State Auditor’s Office; https://www.auditor.ca.gov/
  • Office of HIV/AIDS (October 2018), Report No. 16-13, Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts; https://www.audits.ga.gov/
  • Community Mental Health: Evaluating Mental Health Services in Local Jails (April 2018), R-18-004, Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit; www.kslpa.org
  • Medicaid: Evaluating KanCare’s Effect on the State’s Medicaid Program (April 2018), R-18-006, Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit; www.kslpa.org
  • Medicaid: Comparing Health Care Provider Tax Revenues to Increased Provider Reimbursement Rates (September 2018), R-18-010, Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit; www.kslpa.org
  • Follow-Up Audit: Reviewing Agencies’ Implementation of Selected Performance Audit Recommendations (April 2018), R-18-008, Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit; www.kslpa.org
  • Louisiana Department of Health: Access to Comprehensive and Appropriate Specialized Behavioral Health Services in Louisiana (February 2018), Louisiana Legislative Auditor; https://www.lla.la.gov/
  • Louisiana Board of Pharmacy: Oversight of the Prescription Monitoring Program (April 2018), Louisiana Legislative Auditor; https://www.lla.la.gov/
  • Louisiana Department of Health and Office of the Attorney General: Medical Assistance Programs Fraud Detection Fund (July 2018), Louisiana Legislative Auditor; https://www.lla.la.gov/
  • Louisiana Department of Health – Oversight of Surveillance and Utilization Subsystem (SURS) – Medicaid Program Integrity Activities (December 2018) Louisiana Legislative Auditor; https://www.lla.la.gov/
  • Louisiana Department of Health: Strengthening of the Medicaid Eligibility Determination Process (May 2018), Louisiana Legislative Auditor; https://www.lla.la.gov/
  • Louisiana Department of Health: Identification of Incarcerated Medicaid Recipients (November 2018), Louisiana Legislative Auditor; https://www.lla.la.gov/
  • Louisiana Department of Health – Medicaid Eligibility: Wage Verification Process of the Expansion Population (November 2018), Louisiana Legislative Auditor; https://www.lla.la.gov/
  • Flint Water Service Line Replacement Expenditures (June 2018), 761-3017-17, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Flint Emergency Expenditures (January 2018), 000-2017-18, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Venture Michigan Fund (April 2018), 000-0435-16, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (February 2018), 511-0105-17, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Substance Abuse Services (April 2018), 471-0360-15F, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • A Review of the Procurement and Oversight of the Division of Medicaid's Non-Emergency Transportation Brokerage Contract (November 2018), Report #624, Mississippi Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review, https://www.peer.ms.gov/Pages/default.aspx
  • Improvements to Inmate Healthcare Reimbursement and Internal Processes Could Save $5.6 Million Annually (October 2018), North Carolina Program Evaluation Division, http://www.ncleg.net/PED
  • Modifications to Inmate Pharmacy Purchasing and Monitoring Could Save $13.4 Million Annually (October 2018), North Carolina Program Evaluation Division, http://www.ncleg.net/PED
  • Inadequate Data Collection and Cost Recovery Practices Limit Economy of Healthcare for Safekeepers (October 2018), North Carolina Program Evaluation Division, http://www.ncleg.net/PED
  • Modifying Criteria for North Carolina’s Medical Release Program Could Reduce Costs of Inmate Healthcare (October 2018), North Carolina Program Evaluation Division, http://www.ncleg.net/PED
  • Minimal Evidence Found of Service Duplication for Students with Disabilities in Schools and Communities (December 2018), North Carolina Program Evaluation Division, http://www.ncleg.net/PED
  • Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (March 2018), Texas Sunset Advisory Commission; https://www.sunset.texas.gov/
  • Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists (March 2018), Texas Sunset Advisory Commissionhttps://www.sunset.texas.gov/
  • Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors (March 2018), Texas Sunset Advisory Commission; https://www.sunset.texas.gov/
  • Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (March 2018), Texas Sunset Advisory Commission; https://www.sunset.texas.gov/
  • Texas Medical Board (March 2018), Texas Sunset Advisory Commission; https://www.sunset.texas.gov/
  • Spending on Inmate Health Care (November 2018), Virginia Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission; http://jlarc.virginia.gov/

2019 Reports

  • Gold Coast Health Plan Its Reimbursements to Pharmacies Are Reasonable, but Its Pharmacy Benefits Manager Did Not Always Process Claims Correctly (August 2019), Report 2018-124, California State Auditor’s Office; https://www.auditor.ca.gov/
  • Department of Health Care Services: It Has Not Ensured That Medi-Cal Beneficiaries in Some Rural Counties Have Reasonable Access to Care (August 2019), Report 2018-122, California State Auditor’s Office; https://www.auditor.ca.gov/
  • Department of Health Care Services: Millions of Children in Medi-Cal Are Not Receiving Preventive Health Services (March 2019), Report 2018-111, California State Auditor’s Office; https://www.auditor.ca.gov/
  • Department of Health Care Services: Although Its Oversight of Managed Care Health Plans Is Generally Sufficient, It Needs to Ensure That Their Administrative Expenses Are Reasonable and Necessary (April 2019), Report 2018-115, California State Auditor’s Office; https://www.auditor.ca.gov/
  • Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services: It Has Not Adequately Ensured the Health and Safety of All Children in Its Care (May 2019), Report 2018-126, California State Auditor’s Office; https://www.auditor.ca.gov/
  • Flint Emergency Expenditures (January 2019), 000-2018-19, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Administration of Medicaid Payments to Nursing Facilities for Long-Term Care (November 2019), 391-0570-18, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Oversight and Encounter Claim Integrity of the Comprehensive Health Care Program (May 2019), 391-0702-17, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Implementation of STEP-VA (June 2019), Virginia Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission; http://jlarc.virginia.gov/
  • CSB Funding (June 2019), Virginia Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission; http://jlarc.virginia.gov/

2020 Reports

  • Study of Hospital Executive Compensation and Lobbying Expenditures in Georgia (January 2020), Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts; https://www.audits.ga.gov/