• Date Due: December 01, 2020
  • Author: Secretary of Education and Secretary of Health and Human Resources
  • Enabling Authority: Chapter 737 Enactment Clause 1. (Regular Session, 2020)
  • Description:
    Report on the findings and recommendations of the work group convened to: (i) review the current process for approval of residential psychiatric placements and barriers to timely approval of residential psychiatric services for adolescents and children, (ii) develop recommendations for improving such process and ensuring timely approval of residential psychiatric placements and services for adolescents and children, and (iii) develop recommendations for a process to expedite approval of requests for residential psychiatric placements and services for adolescents and children who are receiving acute inpatient psychiatric services. [Reporting requirements of Chapter 364, Enactment Clause 1., of the 2020 Acts of Assembly, are identical.]

    PLEASE NOTE: Pursuant to § 4-8.01 of the 2020 Appropriation Act, the Office of the Governor has granted an extension date until January 1, 2021 for the delivery of the report mandated by Chapter 737, Enactment Clause 1. of the 2020 Acts of Assembly due to the demand on Secretary of Education and Secretary of Health and Human Resources staff resources posed by the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.