There are no new recommendations to the department in this report. The department has 14 outstanding recommendations, 11 of which have been outstanding for more than three years.
In our Crown’s Right of Recovery of Healthcare Costs from Motor Vehicle Accidents Followup, we report that two recommendations have been implemented.
We issued unqualified independent auditor’s reports on the 2018–2019 financial statements for Alberta Health Services (AHS), Carewest, Capital Care Group Inc., Alberta Public Laboratories, and the Health Quality Council of Alberta. There are no new recommendations to these entities in this report. Alberta Health Services has 10 outstanding recommendations, all of which have been outstanding for more than three years.
Matters from Prior Audits
Alberta Health Services has implemented our October 2012 recommendation to reinforce its admission policies and review controls and processes over fees and charges—see report.