2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Wampler
Co-Patron(s): Hanger
HJR 225-Care Coordination (language only)

Item 323 #3s

Item 323 #3s

Health And Human Resources
Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services, Department of

Page 253, after line 28, insert:
"J.  The Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, in cooperation with the Community Services Boards shall develop a plan to clarify the roles and responsibilities of Community Services Boards for the provision of care coordination, case management, and services to mentally disabled individuals to increase consumer choice of providers and eliminate any perceived conflict of interest for Boards that provide case management and direct services.   The Department shall report on its plan to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by December 15, 2000."

(This amendment is self-explanatory. It is a recommendation of the Joint Subcommittee Studying the Future Delivery of Publicly Funded Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services.)