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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2920


PUBLIC LAW 100-579—OCT. 31, 1988

(ii) the organization is qualified to receive payments under such plan; and (5) agrees to submit to the Secretary and to Papa Ola Lokahi an annual report that describes the utilization and costs of health services provided under the grant or contract (including the average cost of health services per user) and that provides such other information as the Secretary determines to be appropriate. (d) CONTRACT EVALUATION.—(1) If, as a result of evaluations conducted by the Secretary, the Secretary determines that an entity has not complied with or satisfactorily performed a contract entered into under section 4, the Secretary shall, prior to renewing such contract, attempt to resolve the areas of noncompliance or unsatisfactory performance and modify such contract to prevent future occurrences of such noncompliance or unsatisfactory performance. If the Secretary determines that such noncompliance or unsatisfactory performance cannot be resolved and prevented in the future, the Secretary shall not renew such contract with such entity and is authorized to enter into a contract under section 4 with another entity referred to in section 4(b) that provides services to the same population of Native Hawaiians which is served by the entity whose contract is not renewed by reason of this subsection. (2) In determining whether to renew a contract entered into with an entity under this Act, the Secretary shall consider the results of evaluation under this section. (3) All contracts entered into by the Secretary under this Act shall be in accordance with all Federal contracting laws and regulations except that, in the discretion of the Secretary, such contracts may be negotiated without advertising and may be exempted from the provisions of the Act of August 24, 1935 (40 U.S.C. 270a et seq.). (4) Payments made under any contract entered into under this Act may be made in advance, by means of reimbursement, or in installments and shall be made on such conditions as the Secretary deems necessary to carry out the purposes of this section. (e) LIMITATION ON USE OF FUNDS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES.—


Except for grants and contracts under section 5, the Secretary may not make a grant to, or enter into a contract with, an entity under this Act unless the entity agrees that the entity will not expend more than 10 percent of amounts received pursuant to this Act for the purpose of administering the grant or contract. (f) REPORT.—(1) For each fiscal year during which an entity receives or expends funds pursuant to a grant or contract under this Act, such entity shall submit to the Secretary and to Papa Ola Lokahi a quarterly report on— (A) activities conducted by the entity under the grant or contract; (B) the amounts and purposes for which Federal funds were expended; and (C) such other information as the Secretary may request. (2) The reports and records of any entity which concern any grant or contract under this Act shall be subject to audit by the Secretary, the Inspector General of Health and Human Services, and the Comptroller General of the United States. (g) ANNUAL PRIVATE AUDIT.—The Secretary shall allow as a cost of any grant made or contract entered into under this Act the cost of an annual private audit conducted by a certified public accountant.