The following areas will see funding decreases:
Foster Care Services (Line 2011) = -$851,000
Adoption Activity (Line 2040) = -$248,000
Child Placement Activity (Line 3010) = -$1,089,000
Health Services and Clinical Support Act (Line 3030) = -$5,909,000
Licensing and Monitoring Activity (Line 3040) = -$7,360,000
Adoption & Guardianship Activity (Line 4010) = -$18,203,000
Supported Service Activity (Line 5010) = -$169,000
Family Resources Activity (Line 3020) = -$75,000What specific activities will be eliminated or transitioned in each program receiving afunding decrease? Will the decrease in funding have an impact on the delivery of services?9.
Provide a detailed breakdown of plans to use the increase of $1.5 million for the In-Home program.10.
What was the impetus behind the decision to eliminate Targeted Case Management(TCM) services through Medicaid? How will these services be provided if notthrough Medicaid? Will there be services that will not longer be available? Is it theexpectation that local funding will be used to pay for TCM services and or other services that will no longer be provided under Medicaid? Provide a timeline for thistransition.11.
Can you identify what services were previously eligible under Targeted CaseManagement and how these services will be delivered?12.
What are the documentation requirements for Medicaid? What are the documentationrequirements for Title IV-E? What benefits do you expect to gain from making thistransition?13.
Regarding the transition in claiming Medicaid Rehab Option services, please explainthe differences between the new methodology that will provide payment for specificdiscrete services and the current bundled methodology. Please itemize which serviceswere previously bundled and which services will now be paid for individually. Doyou anticipate that this will cause any disruption in the delivery of these services?14.
What internal inefficiencies has the agency identified regarding the Medicaiddisallowances? What does the future look like for disallowances? Please walk through a case?15.
Under Cost Savings a total of 16 vacant non social worker positions were slated for elimination. Are these the only vacant positions identified for elimination? How longwas each position vacant? Provide the title of each position and what unit each position in? Will the elimination of these positions have any impact on servicedelivery?