Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that the Department shall develop a recovery oriented system for delivering State-funded and State-oriented services to persons with mental illness. Sets forth that services to persons with mental illness include impatient, outpatient, community, and office settings. Requires the Department to report to the Senate Health and Human Services Committee and the House Special Committee on Fee-for-Service Initiatives, or their successor committees, no later than January 1, 2006. Makes other changes. Effective July 1, 2005.
Fiscal Note (Department of Human Services)
House Bill 1450 will have a minimal fiscal impact.
Fiscal Note (H-AM1) (Department of Human Services)
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Further amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that the Department shall research and determine requirements for the development and transformation to a recovery-oriented system for delivering State-funded and State-operated services to persons with mental illness. Sets forth various agencies and entities that shall assist in this determination. Provides that by January 1, 2006, the Department shall prepare and submit a report to the Governor and to the General Assembly of findings and recommendations to transform the current system of care for persons with mental illness to a recovery-oriented system. Sets forth certain requirements for this report.