LD 984
RESOLVE Chapter 54

on - Session - 129th Maine Legislature
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Resolve, To Develop Plans To Return to the State Children Housed in Residential Treatment Systems outside of the State

Sec. 1. Department of Health and Human Services to coordinate with families of children receiving services out of state. Resolved: That the Department of Health and Human Services through its case managers shall coordinate with families of children who are receiving residential treatment services for behavioral health issues out of state to develop plans to bring the children back to the State to receive the required services that would be received under rule Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter II, Section 97, Private Non-Medical Institution Services. The department shall negotiate reimbursement rates as necessary to find providers under Section 97 to provide services to children returning to the State, including deviating from the reimbursement rates established by department rules in order to access additional services.

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