Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 12-7-2; IC 12-8-1-16.

Synopsis: Mental health and developmental service data. Requires certain providers of mental health, addiction, mental retardation, and developmental disability services to compile certain data and to forward the data to the secretary of family and social services and the family and social services division through which payment is made for the services.

Effective: July 1, 2005.


    January 4, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services.


First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning human services.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 12-7-2-175; (05)IN0151.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 12-7-2-175 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 175. "Service provider", for purposes of IC 12-8-1-16 and IC 12-27, means any of the following:
        (1) A state institution.
        (2) A private psychiatric hospital licensed under IC 12-25.
        (3) A community mental health center.
        (4) A community mental retardation and other developmental disabilities center.
        (5) A service provider certified by the division of mental health and addiction to provide substance abuse treatment programs.
        (6) A service provider or program receiving money from or through a division.
        (7) Any other service provider, hospital, clinic, program, agency, or private practitioner if the individual receiving mental health services or developmental training was admitted without the individual's consent.
        (8) A managed care provider (as defined in IC 12-7-2-127(b)). section 127(b) of this chapter).
SOURCE: IC 12-7-2-176; (05)IN0151.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 12-7-2-176 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 176. "Services" means the following:
         (1) For purposes of IC 12-8-1-16, the meaning set forth in IC 12-8-1-16(a).
        (1) (2) For purposes of IC 12-10-1 and IC 12-10-2, those services designed to provide assistance to the aged and the aging, including the following:
            (A) Nutritional programs.
            (B) Facilities improvement.
            (C) Transportation services.
            (D) Senior volunteer programs.
            (E) Supplementary health services.
            (F) Programs for leisure time activities.
            (G) Housing and employment counseling.
            (H) Informational, referral, and counseling programs to aid the aging and aged in availing themselves of existing services intended to aid the aged in attaining and maintaining self-sufficiency, personal well-being, and maximum participation in community life.
            (I) Other services required under regulations established under the Older Americans Act (42 U.S.C. 3001 et seq.).
        (2) (3) For purposes of IC 12-28-1, the meaning set forth in IC 12-28-1-4.
SOURCE: IC 12-8-1-16; (05)IN0151.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 12-8-1-16 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 16. (a) As used in this section, "services" means mental health, addiction, mental retardation, and developmental disability services.
    (b) Each service provider shall compile data regarding individuals:
        (1) who have received services from the service provider;
        (2) who have subsequently returned to the service provider for additional services; and
        (3) for whom payment is made for the services through a division.
    (c) Each service provider shall forward data compiled under subsection (b) to the secretary and to the division through which payment is made for the services.
    (d) The division to which data is forwarded under this section

and the secretary shall use the data to:
        (1) evaluate the effectiveness of the services provided; and
        (2) plan for use of the types of services that are most effective.