New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli issued the following audits and examinations during the week ending December 29, 2017
On December 28, 2017, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced the following audits and examinations had been issued:
City University of New York: Lehman College, Controls Over Bank Accounts (2017-F-18) (Follow-Up)
An initial audit issued in April 2016 found two accounts that were not on CUNY Central’s list that Lehman opened prior to the implementation of its 2008 banking policy. In addition, of 72 payments from five judgmentally selected bank accounts, 25 totaling $114,554 were either improper or were unsupported. Auditors also found that a non-tax levy account contained tax levy dollars that Lehman should have turned over to the state. In a follow-up, auditors found Lehman officials had made progress in addressing the issues identified in the initial report.
State Education Department (SED): Birch Family Services Inc.: Compliance with the Reimbursable Cost Manual (2016-S-74)
Birch is a New York City-based not-for-profit organization authorized by SED to provide preschool special education services to children with disabilities who are between the ages of 3 and 5 years. For the two fiscal years ended June 30, 2013, auditors identified $1,376,319 in reported costs that did not comply with the RCM’s requirements, including: $605,667 in compensation paid to employees who did not work for Birch’s SED preschool cost-based programs.
An initial audit determined DOH had overlooked multiple sources of drug rebate revenue and did not collect an estimated $95.1 million in available rebates during the audit period. In a follow-up, auditors found DOH made progress in addressing the problems identified in the initial audit report; however, further actions are still needed.
Office of Information Technology Services (ITS): Effectiveness of the Information Technology Transformation (2017-F-19) (Follow-Up)
Office for People with Developmental Disabilities: Lifespire Inc. Compliance with the Consolidated Fiscal Reporting and Claiming Manual for Non-Medicaid Costs (2016-S-2)