Senate Bill 0019
DIGEST OF SB19 (Updated April 12, 2001 7:27 PM - DI 84)
First Steps program. Requires the division of family and children to adopt rules to implement a cost participation plan for early intervention services provided under the infants and toddlers with disabilities program (commonly referred to as First Steps). Specifies elements that must be included in the cost participation plan, including a specific schedule of cost participation amounts. Provides that the division of family and children may not receive more than $3,500 per First Steps child per year from a family's health care coverage. Requires the division of family and children, with assistance from the interagency coordinating council, to develop and implement utilization review procedures for First Steps.
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