The State Auditor shall conduct quality control reviews of the audits of hospital uncompensated care for calendar years 1989 and 1990 that are required pursuant to section 11 of P.L.1989, c.1 (C.26:2H-18.14). The State Auditor shall select a representative sample of hospital audits to complete the reviews, except that each year's review shall include, at a minimum, the audits from the 20 hospitals with the highest uncompensated care costs in the State.
The State Auditor shall report to the chairmen of the Senate Institutions, Health and Welfare and General Assembly Health and Human Services Committees and the Commissioner of Health on the results of the reviews and make any recommendations necessary to improve the system for monitoring compliance with the patient interview and collection procedures required pursuant to this act.
The Department of Health shall promptly provide the State Auditor with a copy of the completed audits of each hospital's uncompensated care for 1989, and the completed audits for 1990, as soon as they are available, for the purpose of conducting the reviews.
L.1991,c.187,s.15; per s.86 as amended by 1992, c.160, s.27, expired December 31, 1992.