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Human Services Committee

Interim Committee Studies and Assignments

(15 members)

2015 § 33 Study issues related to the Olmstead Commission. The study must include consideration of the implementation of the new Olmstead Commission structure and any emerging Olmstead issues related to services for elderly individuals and individuals with behavioral health issues, physical disabilities, or intellectual disabilities.

4014 Study the implementation of the recommendations of the Human Services Research Institute's study of North Dakota's behavioral health system and that in conducting the study, the Legislative Management receive regular updates on each of the major recommendation areas from the report; identify the availability, access, and delivery of behavioral health services; seek input from stakeholders, including law enforcement, social and clinical service providers, medical providers, mental health advocacy organizations, emergency medical service providers, juvenile court personnel, educators, tribal governments, and state and local agencies; and consider options for improving access and the availability for behavioral health care.

Receive autism spectrum disorder plan from the Autism Spectrum Disorder Task Force before July 1, 2010, and an annual status report thereafter (NDCC § 50-06-32)

Receive report from the Department of Human Services regarding the autism spectrum disorder program pilot project (NDCC § 50‑06‑32.1)

Receive a report from the Department of Human Services and the steering committee for developmental disabilities system reimbursement project on development activities and status information for the project (NDCC § 50-06-37)

Receive a report from the Department of Human Services before August 1 of each even-numbered year, regarding provider reimbursement rates under the medical assistance expansion program (NDCC § 50-24.1-37)

Receive a biennial report before August of each even-numbered year from the Department of Human Services on the tribal health care coordination fund and tribal government use of money distributed from the fund (NDCC § 50-24.1-40(4))

Receive annual report from the Department of Human Services describing enrollment statistics and costs associated with the children's health insurance program state plan (NDCC § 50-29-02)

Receive a report from the Department of Human Services on the system of services for individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability (2019 House Bill No. 1517, § 5)

Receive a report prior to July 1, 2020, from the Department of Human Services on the acute psychiatric and residential care statewide needs plan (2019 Senate Bill No. 2012, § 18)

Receive a report prior to October 1, 2020, from the Department of Human Services on the plan to implement the revised payment methodology for nursing facility services (2019 Senate Bill No. 2012, § 19)

Receive a report during the 2019-20 interim from the Department of Human Services and permanent housing program grant recipients, regarding the services provided by the programs, the nonidentifiable demographics of the individuals receiving services, and the other funding or reimbursement being used to support the programs. (2019 Senate Bill No. 2012, § 22)

Receive a report before August 1, 2020, from the Department of Human Services regarding the implementation of the Human Services Research Institute report recommendations (2019 Senate Bill No. 2012, § 47)

Receive a report from the Department of Human Services on the ongoing work of the department to improve community provider capacity, together with any barriers encountered and a report regarding the system of services for individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability, including a review of the existing service system, funding, and unmet needs (2019 Senate Bill No. 2247, § 3)

Receive periodic reports from the Department of Human Services on the status of the department's administration of county social service programs, including the establishment of human service zones, human service zone budgets, and the indirect cost allocation plan; program changes and any "family first" legislation initiatives; formula payments, and any county employees transferred to the department (Legislative Management directive)