Lawmaker Blasts Delay In Audit On Overuse Of Psych Drugs For Foster Children
California Department of Health Care Services supplied incomplete information to an audit request from Sen. Mike McGuire, D-Healdsburg, almost a year ago. "At best, this an unacceptable error. At worst, it is the department trying to hide the ball," he said.
Bay Area Lawmaker Outraged Over Delay Of Audit On Psych Drugs In Foster Care
A Bay Area legislator is crying foul after discovering that a state audit he requested almost one year ago about psychiatric drugs prescribed to foster children has been delayed because a state agency supplied incomplete information. ...McGuire said he is calling on California Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Diana Dooley, whose office oversees the Department of Health Care Services, to determine what caused the delay, and to give the State Senate assurances that it will be fixed immediately. DHCS oversees health care for the state's foster children. (Seipel, 6/22)