2004 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5001 (Conference Report)

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Annual Reporton Private Contracts (language only)

Item 330 #2c

Item 330 #2c

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

Page 268, after line 50, insert:
"L.  Beginning October 1, 2005, the Commissioner of the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Substance Abuse Services shall annually submit a report to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees regarding Community Service Board contracts with private service providers, to include contract amounts paid to each private provider, number of patients served,  term of inpatient treatment, any savings realized by community-based treatment, and any fiscal impact on state hospitals."

(This amendment requires a report on the department's contracts with private mental health providers beginning October 1, 2005.)