Posted: December 4th, 2020
Please note: Rule is being posted be posted for pre-clearance review/comment for a 30 day period; starting December 4, 2020 and ending January 2, 2021.
This rule package is being created in accordance with the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, ACYF-CB-PI-18-09, and Public Law 115-123, Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA), changes were made to Title IV-B and IV-E of the Social Security Act, enacted February 9, 2018 which authorized new optional Title IV-E funding for prevention services for mental health/substance abuse and in-home parent skill-based programs for: (1) a child who is a candidate for foster care, (2) pregnant/parenting foster youth, and (3) the parent/kin caregiver of those children and youth as defined in sections 475(13), 471(e), 474(a)(6) and 475(13) of the Act. Rules are being created to instruct Title IV-E agencies on the implementation of the Title IV-E prevention program requirements. The rules will be effective October 1, 2021.
Rule 5101:2-45-03 Reimbursement for Title IV-E candidate for prevention services program outlines the categories of allowable costs that Title IV-E agencies may claim reimbursement for mental health and substance abuse prevention and treatment services provided by qualified clinician, and in-home parent skill-based programs that include parenting skills training, parent education, and individual and family counseling that have been rated and approved by the Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse and are identified in the stateâ€™s five-year Title IV-E prevention program plan and are utilizing an approved provider through the Center of Excellence (COE).