(1) In order to improve services to persons with mental or emotional disturbances and provide information for uniform analysis, each community mental health and developmental disabilities program shall collect and report data and evaluate programs in accordance with methods prescribed by the Department of Human Services after consultation with the program directors.
(2) Information collected by the department under subsection (1) of this section shall include, but need not be limited to:
(a) Numbers of persons served;
(b) Ages of persons served;
(c) Types of services provided; and
(d) Cost of services.
(3) Within the limits of available funds allocated for the administration of community mental health and developmental disabilities programs, community mental health and developmental disabilities programs shall collect data and evaluate programs with moneys provided by the department. The department shall distribute funds so that programs within the same population grouping shall receive equal amounts of funds. The population groupings are:
(a) More than 400,000 population.
(b) Less than 400,000 but more than 100,000.
(c) Less than 100,000 but more than 50,000.
(d) Less than 50,000.
(4) During the first biennium that a new service is funded by the department, two percent of the service funds shall be set aside for use in data collection and evaluation of the service. Thereafter, the service shall be evaluated as a part of the total community mental health program. [1981 c.750 §5; 2005 c.691 §4; 2007 c.70 §232]Section: Previous 430.632 430.635 430.640 430.642 430.650 430.655 430.660 430.665 430.670 430.672 430.673 430.675 430.685 430.690 430.693 Next
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