JOINT SENATE-HOUSE INFORMATIONAL BRIEFING: AUDIT REPORT OF THE OFFICE OF HEALTH CARE ASSURANCE ADULT
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE
INTERIM OF 2018
COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, CONSUMER PROTECTION, AND HEALTH
Senator Rosalyn H. Baker, Chair
COMMITTEE ON HEALTH
Rep. John M. Mizuno, Chair
NOTICE OF MEETING
DATE: Thursday, November 29, 2018
TIME: 2:00 p.m.
PLACE: Conference Room 325
Hawai'i State Capitol
415 South Beretania Street
The Office of the State Auditor published a report on November 16, 2018 which found that during 2016 and 2017 many adult care homes were operating without a valid license or with a license issued before the licensing requirements were completed.
Moreover, the audit found that the Department of Health's Office of Health Care Assurance (OHCA) does not routinely make follow-up visits to care homes to correct deficiencies even after finding a problem such as mislabeled medication, wrong dosages given or discontinued medications without a physician's order.
The purpose of this Joint Senate-House Informational Briefing will be to allow the Department of Health to address the Auditor's findings and provide the Legislature with information on their response to address the deficiencies.
A G E N D A
Actions required to address problems identified in the Auditor's Report
Questions from Legislators
No public testimony will be accepted.
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For further information, please call the Committee Clerk at 586-6070 or 586-6050.