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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Child services funding. Requires the department of child services (department) to annually review the hourly and per diem reimbursement rates for community based providers compared to the average statewide cost of providing services. Requires the department to establish individualized compensation rates for child caring institutions, group homes, and child placing agencies that are based on the cost of providing care and services. Requires the department to increase the hourly family preservation rates by 15%. Child services funding. Requires the department of child services (department) to annually review the hourly and per diem reimbursement rates for community based providers compared to the average statewide cost of providing services. Requires the department to establish individualized compensation rates for child caring institutions, group homes, and child placing agencies that are based on the cost of providing care and services. Requires the department to increase the hourly family preservation rates by 15%.