Bill Status of HB1904 9th General Assembly
Short Description: DHS-REIMBURSE PROVIDERS
Rep. David R. Leitch
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services may reimburse an individual community service provider serving individuals, including children, suffering from mental illness, co-occurring mental and substance use disorders, and other behavioral disorders for spending incurred to provide improved wages and benefits to its employees. Provides that reimbursement shall be based upon the provider's most recent cost report and shall be made according to certain criteria. Further provides that the reimbursement is subject to audit by the Department and shall be reduced or eliminated in the case of any provider that does not honor its commitment to increase spending to improve the wages and benefits of its employees or that decreases such spending. Effective immediately.