A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DIVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES, TO DEVELOP A TWO-TIERED SYSTEM OF PAYMENT FOR LOCAL INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC BEDS OR BED DAYS BASED ON ACUITY LEVEL; REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH AND ANNUALLY REPORT ON PERFORMANCE MEASURES FOR THIS TWO-TIERED SYSTEM OF PAYMENT; AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS TO THE DEPARTMENT TO IMPLEMENT THIS TWO-TIERED SYSTEM OF PAYMENT.
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amends Section 1(b) of the 1st edition to direct the Department of Health and Human Services to develop and provide a description of the established performance measures in a report to specified legislative entities no later than June 30, 2013.
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