2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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Training for Local CSA Teams (language only)

Item 319 #8c

Item 319 #8c

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 248, after line 38, insert:
"3.  The Department, in cooperation with the State Executive Council, shall provide initial and ongoing training to local Comprehensive Services Act teams on the procedures for use of Medicaid for residential treatment and treatment foster care services, including, but not limited to, procedures for determining eligibility, billing, reimbursement, and related reporting requirements.  The Department shall include in this training information on the proper utilization of inpatient and outpatient mental health services as covered by the Medicaid State Plan.  The Department shall report annually, by June 30, to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees on the results of the training program.  The report shall include the number of local team representatives attending formal training programs offered by the Department; the number of technical assistance requests responded to by the Department; and the type and amounts of training materials made available to local teams."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)