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Update to the Audit Assistance Guide: - Appendix H


All County Lead Agency (ACLA) Letters

Number Date Subject
07-06 07/19/07 Fiscal Year 2007-08 Offender Treatment Program Budget and Invoice Processes
07-01 01/24/07 Substance Abuse Offender Treatment Program (OTP) Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
06-12 11/14/06 Substance Abuse Offender Treatment Program Invoicing Process
06-10 10/02/06 Allowable Expenditures and County Fund Match – Substance Abuse Offender Treatment Program
05-10 12/15/05 Unapproved Expenditure of Funds
05-06 07/29/05 Policy Clarification on SACPA Provisions for Purchase of Housing for Outpatient Clients
04-08 07/07/04 Reporting Case Management Expenditures
03-09 11/21/03 Underutilized Capacity
03-08 10/30/03 Interpretation of Audit Repayment Requirements for SACPA Audit Findings
03-04 04/11/03 Allowable Court Costs
02-20 12/30/02 Adoption of Permanent SATTA Regulations
02-12 08/22/02 Drug Testing (SB 223) Regulations
02-11 07/22/02 Regulations
02-8 05/10/02 Audits of Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act Expenditures (SACPA) - Report Distribution
02-05 02/22/02 Audits of County Expenditures
02-04 02/21/02 Audit Issues
01-17 11/01/01 Due Dates for the Annual Financial Status Reports
01-07 05/21/01 Frequently Asked Questions
01-02 04/25/01 Chapter 2.5, Title 9, California Code of Regulations

ADP Letters and Bulletins

Number Date Subject
10-01 03/09/10 Electronic Signatures in Electronic Health Record Systems Used by Counties and Providers
09-13 11/18/09 Drug Medi-Cal Program Aid Codes Master Chart
09-12 10/14/09 Revised Instructions for Completion of the Quarterly Federal Financial Management Report
09-11 10/01/09 Residents Driving Other Residents—Alcoholism or Drug Abuse Recovery or Treatment Facilities
09-10 09/23/09 State Fiscal Year 2009-10 Budget Act Allocation, 2.0
09-08 07/20/09 Alcohol and Other Drug Programs Funding Hierarchy
09-02 03/17/09 Requirement for Reporting Primary Prevention Expenditures
09-01 01/06/09 Updated Instructions for Completion of the Quarterly Federal Financial Management Report
08-13 12/16/08 Electronic Signatures in Electronic Health Record Systems Used by Counties and Providers
08-11 11/07/08 State Fiscal Year 2008-09 Budget Act Allocation, 2.0
08-10 10/29/08 Short-Doyle Medi-Cal Phase II Implementation Information
08-09 10/01/08 Approved Drug Medi-Cal Rates for Fiscal Year 2008-09
08-02 02/19/08 Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs Transactions & Code Sets Implementation Plan
07-10 10/15/07 Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs (ADP) National Provider Identifier (NPI) Implementation Plan
07-09 10/04/07 State Fiscal Year 2007-08 Budget Act Allocation, 2.0
07-08 09/12/07 Process for Requesting Provider Numbers
07-07 06/26/07 Revised Drug Medi-Cal Rates for Fiscal Year 2007-08
07-06 06/20/07 Drug Medi-Cal Rates for Fiscal Year 2007-08
07-04 04/10/07 National Provider Identifier (NPI) Guidance for the Drug Medi-Cal Program
07-01 01/24/07 Substance Abuse Offender Treatment Program (OTP) Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
06-12 11/14/06 Substance Abuse Offender Treatment Program Invoicing Process
06-11 11/16/06 Requirement for Physician Signature at Admission
06-10 08/11/06 State Fiscal Year 2006-07 Budget Act Allocation, 2.0
06-09 07/26/06 Drug Medi-Cal Rates for Fiscal Year 2006-07
06-04 04/27/06 Requirement for Physician Signature at Admission
06-01 01/18/06 Narcotic Treatment Program (NTP) Performance Reports
05-15 11/21/05 Funding of Sober Living Environments
05-14 11/14/05 Passage of Assembly Bill 1349, adding Health and Safety Code Sections 11758.421 and 11758.425 (and amending Section 11839.20)
04-17 11/05/04 Alcohol and Other Drug Programs Funding Hierarchy
04-02 02/19/04 Prohibition Regarding Supplantation of Funds
03-05 4/22/03 Requirements for Unexpended Alcohol and Other Drug Program Funds and the Interest Earned From These Funds
02-24 11/13/02 Use of Substance Abuse and Treatment Trust Funds for Drug Medi-Cal Services
02-23 11/12/02 Information on Senate Bill 1447 (Chapter 543, Statutes of 2002)
02-17 9/16/02 Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act of 2000 (SACPA) Reimbursement Methodologies
01-18 08/09/01 Narcotic Treatment Program Audit Issues
01-16 08/03/01 Substance Abuse & Crime Prevention Act of 2000 (SACPA) - Billing Drug Medi-Cal
01-14   Rescinding Drug Medi-Cal Co-Payment Requirement
01-12 06/28/01 Final Version of Title 22 Regulations Related to Drug Medi-Cal Rates
01-09 05/15/01 Update to Audit Related Information Website
00-29 08/30/00 Budget Act Amendment Diskette for Fiscal Year
2000-01 Combined Negotiated Net Amount and Drug Medi-Cal Contract or Negotiated Net Amount-Only Contract
00-18 05/19/00 Responses to Questions on Tracking SAPT Block Grant Funds by Individual Award
00-16 05/16/00 Budgeting and Reporting County Administrative Costs
00-13 04/21/00 Signature Requirements - Drug Medi-Cal Monthly Summary Invoice - ADP 1592
00-10 04/06/00 Annual OMB Circular A-133 Reminder Letter for 1998-99
00-05 03/01/00 Utilization and Reimbursement of Bay Area Services Network (BASN) Allocation
99-39 Undated Clarification of Drug Medi-Cal Share of Cost, Co-Payment, and the Right to a Fair Hearing
99-21 06/03/99 Counselor Indicators Required on Drug Medi-Cal Claims
99-17 05/19/99 Update to Audit Assistance Guide
98-42 08/17/98 Fiscal/Audit Questions & Answers
98-31 06/22/98 Annual OMB Circular A-133 Reminder Letter for FY 1996-97
98-18 04/09/98 Cost Allocation & Drug/Medi-Cal Reimbursement
98-17 04/09/98 Profit on Federal Grants
98-16 04/09/98 Federal Block Grant Expenditure Restrictions
97-66 11/25/97 Modification of ADP #96-64 - Federal Grant Profit
97-39 06/27/97 Narcotic Treatment Programs - Audit Bulletin
97-38 06/25/97 Private Charge Structure Information for NTP Providers - Audit Bulletin
97-26 04/25/97 Clarification of ADP #96-64
97-24 04/25/97 OMB Circular A-133 Reminder Letter
Attachment to ADP #97-24 (OMB Circular A-133)
96-66 12/31/96 Allowable Funding Sources for Drug/Medical Costs
96-64 12/27/96 Prohibition of Profit on Federal Grants
96-37 07/29/97 Fiscal Year (FY) 1996-97 Budget Act and Trailer Bill
96-31 06/18/96 OMB Circular A-133 Reminder Letter
96-27 06/03/96 Enforcement of ADP #96-09
96-22 04/17/96 Additional Information on the "Lower of Costs or Charges" Principle
96-05 02/07/96 Drug/Medi-Cal "Lower of Cost or Charges" Principle
95-45 10/16/95 Drug/Medi-Cal Billing Claim Guidelines for Fiscal Year (FY) 1995-96

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