Florida Senate - 2015 CS for SB 340 By the Committee on Appropriations; and Senator Grimsley 576-03799-15 2015340c1 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to crisis stabilization services; 3 amending s. 394.9082, F.S.; requiring the Department 4 of Children and Families to develop standards and 5 protocols for the collection, storage, transmittal, 6 and analysis of utilization data from public receiving 7 facilities; defining the term “public receiving 8 facility”; requiring the department to require 9 compliance by managing entities by a specified date; 10 requiring a managing entity to require public 11 receiving facilities in its provider network to submit 12 certain data within specified timeframes; requiring 13 managing entities to reconcile data to ensure 14 accuracy; requiring managing entities to submit 15 certain data to the department within specified 16 timeframes; requiring the department to create a 17 statewide database; requiring the department to adopt 18 rules; requiring the department to submit an annual 19 report to the Governor and the Legislature; providing 20 an appropriation; providing an effective date. 21 22 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 23 24 Section 1. Present subsections (10) and (11) of section 25 394.9082, Florida Statutes, are renumbered as subsections (11) 26 and (12), respectively, and a new subsection (10) is added to 27 that section, to read: 28 394.9082 Behavioral health managing entities.— 29 (10) CRISIS STABILIZATION SERVICES UTILIZATION DATABASE. 30 The department shall develop, implement, and maintain standards 31 under which a managing entity shall collect utilization data 32 from all public receiving facilities situated within its 33 geographic service area. As used in this subsection, the term 34 “public receiving facility” means an entity that meets the 35 licensure requirements of and is designated by the department to 36 operate as a public receiving facility under s. 394.875 and that 37 is operating as a licensed crisis stabilization unit. 38 (a) The department shall develop standards and protocols 39 for managing entities and public receiving facilities to use in 40 the collection, storage, transmittal, and analysis of data. The 41 standards and protocols must allow for compatibility of data and 42 data transmittal between public receiving facilities, managing 43 entities, and the department for the implementation and 44 requirements of this subsection. The department shall require 45 managing entities contracted under this section to comply with 46 this subsection by August 1, 2015. 47 (b) A managing entity shall require a public receiving 48 facility within its provider network to submit data to the 49 managing entity, in real time or at least daily, for: 50 1. All admissions and discharges of clients receiving 51 public receiving facility services who qualify as indigent, as 52 defined in s. 394.4787; and 53 2. Current active census of total licensed beds, the number 54 of beds purchased by the department, the number of clients 55 qualifying as indigent occupying those beds, and the total 56 number of unoccupied licensed beds regardless of funding. 57 (c) A managing entity shall require a public receiving 58 facility within its provider network to submit data, on a 59 monthly basis, to the managing entity which aggregates the daily 60 data submitted under paragraph (b). The managing entity shall 61 reconcile the data in the monthly submission to the data 62 received by the managing entity under paragraph (b) to check for 63 consistency. If the monthly aggregate data submitted by a public 64 receiving facility under this paragraph is inconsistent with the 65 daily data submitted under paragraph (b), the managing entity 66 shall consult with the public receiving facility to make 67 corrections as necessary to ensure accurate data. 68 (d) A managing entity shall require a public receiving 69 facility within its provider network to submit data, on an 70 annual basis, to the managing entity which aggregates the data 71 submitted and reconciled under paragraph (c). The managing 72 entity shall reconcile the data in the annual submission to the 73 data received and reconciled by the managing entity under 74 paragraph (c) to check for consistency. If the annual aggregate 75 data submitted by a public receiving facility under this 76 paragraph is inconsistent with the data received and reconciled 77 under paragraph (c), the managing entity shall consult with the 78 public receiving facility to make corrections as necessary to 79 ensure accurate data. 80 (e) After ensuring accurate data under paragraphs (c) and 81 (d), the managing entity shall submit the data to the department 82 on a monthly and an annual basis. The department shall create a 83 statewide database for the data described under paragraph (b) 84 and submitted under this paragraph for the purpose of analyzing 85 the payments for and the use of crisis stabilization services 86 funded by the Baker Act on a statewide basis and on an 87 individual public receiving facility basis. 88 (f) The department shall adopt rules to administer this 89 subsection. 90 (g) The department shall submit a report by January 31, 91 2016, and annually thereafter, to the Governor, the President of 92 the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives 93 which provides details on the implementation of this subsection, 94 including the status of the data collection process and a 95 detailed analysis of the data collected under this subsection. 96 Section 2. For the 2015-2016 fiscal year, the sum of 97 $175,000 in nonrecurring funds is appropriated from the Alcohol, 98 Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Trust Fund to the Department of 99 Children and Families to implement this act. 100 Section 3. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.