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39-1604. Secretary for aging and disability services to adopt state assessment of needs; plan to develop and operate a state system; development by mental health centers of community assessment of needs and plan for community based services; annual review and update of assessment of needs and plan; coordinated services plan. (a) On or before October 1, 1991, and in accordance with rules and regulations adopted under K.S.A. 39-1603, and amendments thereto, the secretary shall develop and adopt a state assessment of needs and a plan to develop and operate a state system to provide mental health services for persons who are residents of Kansas, including all targeted population members designated by rules and regulations adopted by the secretary. The plan for the state system shall include coordinating and assisting in the provision of community based mental health services in the service delivery areas of mental health centers, including the services provided by state psychiatric hospitals and the provision of state financial assistance. On or before March 1, 1992, the secretary shall adopt a state plan for an integrated system to coordinate and assist in the provision of community based mental health services within Kansas. The assessment of needs and plan for the state shall be reviewed and updated by the secretary on an annual basis.

(b) The secretary shall assist and coordinate the development by each mental health center of a community assessment of needs and a plan for the community system to provide community based mental health services for persons who reside in the service delivery area of the mental health center, including all targeted population members. The secretary shall review and approve, or return, with recommendations for revision and resubmittal, all such assessments of needs and plans in accordance with criteria prescribed by rules and regulations adopted under K.S.A. 39-1603, and amendments thereto. If necessary services for a service delivery area cannot be provided by the mental health center or in order to ensure that a continuum of services will be provided in a service delivery area, the secretary may require the provision of services for a service delivery area through contracts between two or more mental health centers.

(c) Each mental health center shall annually review and update such assessment of needs and plan for the service delivery area. If the assessment of needs or the plan for the community system to provide community based mental health services are not in compliance with the criteria prescribed by rules and regulations under K.S.A. 39-1603, and amendments thereto, the secretary shall withhold all or part of the state financial assistance provided to the mental health center.

(d) On or before October 1, 1991, and annually on or before such date thereafter, each mental health center shall submit a coordinated services plan addressing the service needs of the targeted population to the secretary for aging and disability services for review and approval. The annual coordinated services plan shall be developed according to the standards established by rules and regulations adopted by the secretary for aging and disability services.

History: L. 1990, ch. 92, § 4; L. 2014, ch. 115, § 178; July 1.



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