Status Summary

Executive action in the Human Services and Corrections committee on 1/17; HSC - majority; pass and refer to Ways & Means. Minority; do not pass. Referred to Ways and Means on 1/18 and heard on 1/30. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 2/6; 1st substitute bill passed and then the bill was sent to Rules Committee for second reading. SB6013 was pulled in Rules, passed by the Senate 47-0-0-2, referred to the House ELHS committee and was heard on 2/21, 1:30. Exec action taken on 2/23; passed ELHS and referred to Appropriations. No further action as of 3/1. The bill is dead. (updated 3/1)

Legislative Session

2018

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Sen. Frockt

Increases rates for Behavioral Rehabilitation Services to reflect actual costs of care, effective July 1, 2018.

Directs the Caseload Forecast Council to forecast the number of youth expected to receive Behavioral Rehabilitation Services while involved in the foster care system.

Behavioral Rehabilitation Services placements must be forecasted and budgeted as maintenance level costs.

The substitute notes that 
•Requires the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) to facilitate a workgroup to design a rate payment methodology for behavioral rehabilitation services (BRS) that is based on actual costs of care. The workgroup must report their findings to the Legislature by November 1, 2018. 
•Requires the Caseload Forecast Council (CFC) to forecast the number of youth expected to receive BRS 
•Requires expenditures for BRS to be forecasted and budgeted as maintenance level costs.