LD 118 LR 301(01)
An Act To Address Maine's Shortage of Behavioral Health Services for Minors
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. McCreight of Harpswell
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $173,600 $108,596 $112,130 $115,382
General Fund $173,600 $108,596 $112,130 $115,382
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The Department of Health and Human Services will require General Fund appropriations of $173,600 in fiscal year 2021-22 and $108,596 in fiscal year 2022-23 for one Social Services Program Specialist II to design and implement the reporting system, outreach hospitals, troubleshoot data issues with the hospitals and engage the appropriate Behavioral Health Program Coordinator to work with the hospitals to discharge children and for one-time technology costs associated with creating a portal for data collection.