Officials Weigh Effects of Mental Health Accounting Errors
KPCC's "Air Talk" on Tuesday included a discussion about recently disclosed accounting errors at the Department of Mental Health (Beaupre, "Air Talk," KPCC, 3/13).
Department of Mental Health officials on Monday told a Senate committee that several bookkeeping errors will cost the state $300 million (California Healthline, 3/13).
Guests on the program included:
- Sen. Elaine Alquist (D-San Jose), chair of the Senate Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services;
- H.D. Palmer, deputy director of external affairs for the Department of Finance;
- Nicette Short of the California Alliance of Child and Family Services; and
- Marvin Southard of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health ("Air Talk," KPCC, 3/13).