Public Social Services; Aid and Medical Assistance; Computation and Payment of Aid Grants
(a) The department may perform or have performed audits on all foster family agencies which have received funds on behalf of children receiving assistance under the AFDC-FC program.
(b) The department shall develop and maintain a system for the recovery of overpayments. The department shall seek recovery of unauthorized funds but it shall attempt to do so in a manner which does not jeopardize overall availability of placements for foster children. Nothing in this subdivision shall preclude the department from revoking the license of, or initiating legal procedures against, a foster family agency which violates relevant laws and regulations.
(c) The department shall provide exit interviews with providers wherein deficiencies found are explained and the opportunity exists for foster family agencies to respond.
(d) The department shall develop and maintain regulations specifying the procedure for the appeal of audit findings.
(Amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1142, Sec. 13.)