(1) Any program fees, third-party reimbursements, contributions or funds from any source, except client resources applied toward the cost of care in group homes for persons with mental retardation or mental illness and client resources and third-party payments for community psychiatric inpatient care, received by a community mental health and developmental disabilities program are not an offset to the costs of the services and may not be applied to reduce the programís eligibility for state funds, providing the funds are expended for mental health services approved by the Department of Human Services.
(2) Within the limits of available funds, the department may contract for specialized, statewide and regional services including but not limited to group homes for persons with mental retardation or mental or emotional disturbances, day and residential treatment programs for children and adolescents with mental or emotional disturbances and community services for clients of the Psychiatric Security Review Board.
(3) Fees and third-party reimbursements, including all amounts paid pursuant to Title XIX of the Social Security Act by the Department of Human Services, for services rendered by the community mental health and developmental disabilities program and interest earned on the funds shall be retained by the program and expended for any service that meets the standards of the department. [1981 c.750 §9; 2007 c.70 §234; 2007 c.71 §118]Section: Previous 430.670 430.672 430.673 430.675 430.685 430.690 430.693 430.695 430.700 430.705 430.710 430.715 430.720 430.725 430.730 Next
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