TITLE 59: MENTAL HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
PART 115 STANDARDS AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR COMMUNITY-INTEGRATED LIVING ARRANGEMENTS
SECTION 115.325 MONITORING AND EVALUATION


 

Section 115.325  Monitoring and evaluation

 

The agency shall agree to participate in a monitoring and evaluation system as described in the contractual agreement between the Department and the agency.

 

a)         Evaluation methodologies

            Agencies shall develop evaluation methodologies that address the issues of the effective and efficient use of program resources; for example, quality assurance, utilization review, and professional services review organization. The agency shall also provide documentation of the implementation of these evaluation methodologies and demonstrate how the information gained through evaluation efforts is used in the planning process.  The Department shall review and provide consultation in this evaluation effort.

 

b)         Monitoring

            Monitoring is the review of the agency's compliance with contractual obligations, applicable statutes and administrative rules insuring that Departmental funds are spent appropriately for services as specified in the contractual agreement.  Monitoring may include desk review and site review of agency performance.

 

(Source:  Amended at 22 Ill. Reg. 9791, effective August 13, 1999)