|Financial Audit Division Report 11-09||Released April 22, 2011|
The Department of Health generally complied with and had controls to ensure compliance with provisions of laws, regulations, contracts, and grants applicable to the major federal programs we audited for fiscal year 2010. However, the department had some internal control weaknesses, as noted in the four findings presented in this report.
The department made some progress toward developing a comprehensive internal control structure, by identifying, analyzing, and documenting some internal controls, finalizing a self-assessment tool provided by the Department of Management and Budget, and hiring an internal audit director. The department, however, needs to continue to develop and broaden this work within the department.
The department fully resolved four of the five findings included in our prior audit report and partially resolved one finding.
We audited the following programs, which were material to the State of Minnesota’s federal program compliance for fiscal year 2010: