The Community Mental Health Fund is a public resource responsible to the taxpayers of Jackson County. This means the Fund and its contracting agencies must strive for high standards in effective services, participant experience, and managing costs. We carry out special projects to help us support effective practices, maximize resources and coordinate with other sources of financial support.
CASE MANAGEMENT PRACTICE TIERS
As a building block for value-based care, we have developed a tier-based reimbursement process to establish quality benchmarks for newly established services of Case Support, Case Management, and Care Coordination.
Mental health services in schools are often identified as an unmet need. We are investigating areas of greatest risk/unmet need, district/building roles in quality care, and the role of Medicaid as a funding source. Resource Development Institute recently completed this initial review of data on MH and Schools. Additional information and recommendations will follow in 2020.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is important in the delivery of mental health care in schools. We find that: