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(1) The Children's Mental Health Bureau (CMHB) administers the Non-Medicaid Services Program for youth with serious emotional disturbance to provide the following short-term funding:

(a) Supplemental Services Program;

(b) Room and Board Account;

(c) System of Care Account; and

(d) Non-Medicaid Respite Care Service.

(2) This subchapter is not intended to and does not establish an entitlement for any youth to be determined eligible for or to receive any services under the CMHB Non-Medicaid Services Program. The department may, in its discretion, limit services, rates, eligibility, and the number of youth determined eligible under the plan based upon such factors as availability of funding, the degree of financial need, the degree of medical need, and other factors.

(3) The department adopts and incorporates by reference the CMHB's Non-Medicaid Services Program Provider Manual, dated October 14, 2017 (the Manual), which sets forth the requirements and limitations of the CMHB's Non-Medicaid Services Program.

(4) The CMHB Non-Medicaid Services Program for youth with serious emotional disturbance must be delivered in accordance with the requirements and limitations of the Manual. A copy of the Manual may be obtained from the Department of Public Health and Human Services, Developmental Services Division, Children's Mental Health Bureau, 111 N. Sanders, P.O. Box 4210, Helena, MT 59604 or at http://dphhs.mt.gov/dsd/CMB/Manuals.aspx.


History: 53-2-201, 53-6-113, 53-21-703, MCA; IMP, 53-1-601, 53-1-602, 53-1-603, 53-2-201, 53-21-701, 53-21-702, MCA; NEW, 2008 MAR p. 1988, Eff. 9/12/08; AMD, 2013 MAR p. 2160, Eff. 11/15/13; AMD, 2015 MAR p. 1274, Eff. 10/1/15; AMD, 2017 MAR p. 1908, Eff. 10/14/17.

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