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245.482 REPORTING AND EVALUATION.

Subdivision 1.Reports.

The commissioner shall specify requirements for reports, including quarterly fiscal reports, according to section 256.01, subdivision 2, paragraph (17).

Subd. 2.Fiscal reports.

The commissioner shall develop a unified format for quarterly fiscal reports that will include information that the commissioner determines necessary to carry out sections 245.461 to 245.486 and 245.487 to 245.4889. The county board shall submit a completed fiscal report in the required format no later than 30 days after the end of each quarter.

Subd. 3.Program reports.

The commissioner shall develop unified formats for reporting, which will include information that the commissioner determines necessary to carry out sections 245.461 to 245.486 and 245.487 to 245.4889. The county board shall submit completed program reports in the required format according to the reporting schedule developed by the commissioner.

Subd. 4.Provider reports.

The commissioner may develop formats and procedures for direct reporting from providers to the commissioner to include information that the commissioner determines necessary to carry out sections 245.461 to 245.486 and 245.487 to 245.4889. In particular, the provider reports must include aggregate information by county of residence about mental health services paid for by funding sources other than counties.

Subd. 5.Commissioner's consolidated reporting recommendations.

The commissioner's reports of February 15, 1990, required under sections 245.461, subdivision 3, and 245.487, subdivision 4, shall include recommended measures to provide coordinated, interdepartmental efforts to ensure early identification and intervention for children with, or at risk of developing, emotional disturbance, to improve the efficiency of the mental health funding mechanisms, and to standardize and consolidate fiscal and program reporting. The recommended measures must provide that client needs are met in an effective and accountable manner and that state and county resources are used as efficiently as possible. The commissioner shall consider the advice of the state advisory council and the children's subcommittee in developing these recommendations.

Subd. 6.Inaccurate or incomplete reports.

The commissioner shall promptly notify a county or provider if a required report is clearly inaccurate or incomplete. The commissioner may delay all or part of a mental health fund payment if an appropriately completed report is not received as required by this section.

Subd. 7.Statewide evaluation.

The commissioner shall use the county and provider reports required by this section to complete the statewide report required in sections 245.461 and 245.487.

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