language to be deleted (2) new language
relating to human services; modifying requirements for intensive residential treatment and adult crisis response service provider entities;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 256B.0622, subdivision 4; 256B.0624, subdivision 4.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
(a) The intensive residential treatment services provider must:
(2) not exceed 16 beds per site;
(3) comply with the additional standards in this section; and
(4) have a contract with the host county to provide these services.
(b) The commissioner shall develop procedures for counties and providers to submit contracts and other documentation as needed to allow the commissioner to determine whether the standards in this section are met.
(a) A provider entity is an entity that meets the standards listed in paragraph (b) and:
(1) is a county board operated entity; or
(2) is a provider entity that is under contract with the county board in the county where the potential crisis or emergency is occurring. To provide services under this section, the provider entity must directly provide the services; or if services are subcontracted, the provider entity must maintain responsibility for services and billing.
(b) The adult mental health crisis response services provider entity must have the capacity to meet and carry out the following standards:
(1) has the capacity to recruit, hire, and manage and train mental health professionals, practitioners, and rehabilitation workers;
(2) has adequate administrative ability to ensure availability of services;
(3) is able to ensure adequate preservice and in-service training;
(4) is able to ensure that staff providing these services are skilled in the delivery of mental health crisis response services to recipients;
(5) is able to ensure that staff are capable of implementing culturally specific treatment identified in the individual treatment plan that is meaningful and appropriate as determined by the recipient's culture, beliefs, values, and language;
(6) is able to ensure enough flexibility to respond to the changing intervention and care needs of a recipient as identified by the recipient during the service partnership between the recipient and providers;
(7) is able to ensure that mental health professionals and mental health practitioners have the communication tools and procedures to communicate and consult promptly about crisis assessment and interventions as services occur;
(8) is able to coordinate these services with county emergency services, community hospitals, ambulance, transportation services, social services, law enforcement, and mental health crisis services through regularly scheduled interagency meetings;
(9) is able to ensure that mental health crisis assessment and mobile crisis intervention services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week;
(10) is able to ensure that services are coordinated with other mental health service providers, county mental health authorities, or federally recognized American Indian authorities and others as necessary, with the consent of the adult. Services must also be coordinated with the recipient's case manager if the adult is receiving case management services;
(12) is able to submit information as required by the state;
(13) maintains staff training and personnel files;
(14) is able to establish and maintain a quality assurance and evaluation plan to evaluate the outcomes of services and recipient satisfaction;
(15) is able to keep records as required by applicable laws;
(16) is able to comply with all applicable laws and statutes;
(17) is an enrolled medical assistance provider; and
(18) develops and maintains written policies and procedures regarding service provision and administration of the provider entity, including safety of staff and recipients in high-risk situations.
Presented to the governor May 16, 2018
Signed by the governor May 19, 2018, 4:33 p.m.