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WVC 18 B- 16 - 9 §18B-16-9. Accountability; reports and audit required.
(a) The vice chancellor, with the assistance of the advisory panel, shall report in detail to the board of trustees on the expenditure and planned expenditure of public funds to the schools of medicine under section eight of this article. The board of trustees shall report to the governor, the president of the Senate and the speaker of the House of Delegates annually prior to the first day of December as a part of the higher education report cards required by section eight-a, article one of this chapter.

(b) The vice chancellor, with the guidance and recommendations of the advisory panel, shall develop additional performance indicators, including, but not limited to: (1) An analysis of the health care needs of the targeted areas; (2) the number of persons served and the nature of the services provided; (3) the number of full-time and part-time faculty, students, interns and residents, by discipline, participating in the health science and allied health care education programs; (4) the number of health providers in each community served by primary health care education sites; (5) the financial, social and health status changes in each community served by primary health care education sites; and (6) the extent to which the plans and policies of the office of rural health and the health care planning commission are being effectuated. The vice chancellor shall provide information on the performance indicators to the board of trustees for inclusion in the higher education accountability report card for health sciences provided for in section eight-a, article one of this chapter.

(c) The advisory panel shall report at least annually to the joint legislative oversight commission on education accountability created under section eleven, article three-a, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code and to the area health education centers subcommittee of the joint committee on government and finance regarding the status of the rural health care initiative, paying particular attention to the role of the communities.

(d) The vice chancellor shall report at least annually to the joint legislative oversight commission on education accountability created under section eleven, article three-a, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code and to the area health education centers subcommittee of the joint committee on government and finance regarding the status of the rural health care initiative, paying particular attention to the role of the schools of medicine.

(e) The board of trustees shall facilitate a meeting at least quarterly for the chief administrators of each primary health care education site established pursuant to this article and each chief administrator at other rural health care facilities providing educational and clinical experiences to students, interns and residents at the state's schools of medicine. The meetings shall commence no later than the first day of July, one thousand nine hundred ninety-two, and shall be for the purpose of discussing the status, efficiency and effectiveness of the various programs and their operation and recommending any changes to the board of trustees, which may include statutory recommendations to be made to the Legislature.

In addition to the reports otherwise required and commencing with a report for the fiscal year beginning on the first day of July, one thousand nine hundred ninety-one, the chief administrators shall submit to the board of trustees an annual evaluation of the extent to which the goals set forth in section four of this article and other goals relating to collaborative efforts between the schools of medicine and rural health care facilities are being attained. Such report shall be forwarded annually in its entirety to the governor, the president of the Senate and the speaker of the House of Delegates no later than the fifteenth day of January.

(f) The legislative auditor, at the direction of the joint committee on government and finance, shall perform on an ongoing basis a fiscal audit of the medical education components within the university of West Virginia system, the state college system and the rural health initiative for periodic review by the Legislature.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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