SENATE BILL No. 151
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
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
Effective: July 1, 2005.
January 4, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider
First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)
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SENATE BILL No. 151
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
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
(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
(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
(8) A managed care provider (as defined in
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
(1) For purposes of IC 12-8-1-16, the meaning set forth in
(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
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
(b) Each service provider shall compile data regarding
(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
(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.