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State Auditor McGuiness: “Delaware Criminal Justice Council Policy Updates Improve Justice for All”

Auditor of Accounts | Former State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2022

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness announced today her support for recent updates to the process for testing Sexual Assault Kits. “Back in April, my office published a report on Delaware’s progress in clearing its backlog of untested sexual assault kits. This special report was conducted and contributed to a trend of auditor’s offices […]




Statement From Auditor McGuiness On Judge’s Ruling

Auditor of Accounts | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance | Former State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2022

DOVER, Delaware – Today, Delaware State Auditor Kathleen McGuiness released the following statement in response to the Memorandum Opinion and Order from the court confirming the Auditor’s Office’s power to conduct performance audits: Judge Karsnitz released his decision in our court case with the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) regarding our requests […]




Auditor’s Office to Release Fifteen Examinations of Delaware’s Long-Term Care Facilities

Auditor of Accounts | Delaware Health and Social Services | Former State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2022

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness announced today the upcoming release of fifteen examinations of Delaware’s Long-Term Care Facilities. “Today my office is releasing the ‘Examination of The Moorings at Lewes Nursing Home Long-Term Healthcare Facility’, but there will be many more in the coming weeks as part of this office’s regular review of […]




State Auditor McGuiness Finds Issues with Patients’ Trust Funds

Auditor of Accounts | Former State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Thursday, July 21, 2022

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness announced today the release of an Agreed Upon Procedures report titled “Department of Health and Social Services Delaware Psychiatric Center Patients’ Trust Fund.” “The report released today is the first of three my office conducted reviewing Patients’ Trust Funds. Patients’ Trust Funds are accounts held by a long-term care […]




State Auditor McGuiness Releases Special Report Analyzing Overdose Data Dashboard

Auditor of Accounts | Former State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2022

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness announced today the release of a special report titled “Falling Short During the Opioid Crisis? Delaware’s Overdose Dashboard”. This special report reviewed Delaware’s current drug overdose deaths data dashboard to determine if enhancements are needed that would positively affect the end user experience and better inform the response […]







  Category: Auditor of Accounts


State Auditor McGuiness: “Delaware Criminal Justice Council Policy Updates Improve Justice for All”

Auditor of Accounts | Former State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2022

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness announced today her support for recent updates to the process for testing Sexual Assault Kits. “Back in April, my office published a report on Delaware’s progress in clearing its backlog of untested sexual assault kits. This special report was conducted and contributed to a trend of auditor’s offices […]




Statement From Auditor McGuiness On Judge’s Ruling

Auditor of Accounts | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance | Former State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2022

DOVER, Delaware – Today, Delaware State Auditor Kathleen McGuiness released the following statement in response to the Memorandum Opinion and Order from the court confirming the Auditor’s Office’s power to conduct performance audits: Judge Karsnitz released his decision in our court case with the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) regarding our requests […]




Auditor’s Office to Release Fifteen Examinations of Delaware’s Long-Term Care Facilities

Auditor of Accounts | Delaware Health and Social Services | Former State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2022

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness announced today the upcoming release of fifteen examinations of Delaware’s Long-Term Care Facilities. “Today my office is releasing the ‘Examination of The Moorings at Lewes Nursing Home Long-Term Healthcare Facility’, but there will be many more in the coming weeks as part of this office’s regular review of […]




State Auditor McGuiness Finds Issues with Patients’ Trust Funds

Auditor of Accounts | Former State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Thursday, July 21, 2022

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness announced today the release of an Agreed Upon Procedures report titled “Department of Health and Social Services Delaware Psychiatric Center Patients’ Trust Fund.” “The report released today is the first of three my office conducted reviewing Patients’ Trust Funds. Patients’ Trust Funds are accounts held by a long-term care […]




State Auditor McGuiness Releases Special Report Analyzing Overdose Data Dashboard

Auditor of Accounts | Former State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2022

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness announced today the release of a special report titled “Falling Short During the Opioid Crisis? Delaware’s Overdose Dashboard”. This special report reviewed Delaware’s current drug overdose deaths data dashboard to determine if enhancements are needed that would positively affect the end user experience and better inform the response […]