SB702 (2020) Detail

Relative to contracting requirements for certain providers of child welfare services with the department of health and human services.


SB 702  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2977

05/03

 

SENATE BILL 702

 

AN ACT relative to contracting requirements for certain providers of child welfare services with the department of health and human services.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Ward, Dist 8; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Rep. Rice, Hills. 37; Rep. Berrien, Rock. 18

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill directs the commissioner of health and human services to use a procurement model for administering the department's child welfare program based on certain criteria, including evidence-based practices, efficient delivery of service, value, quality, and innovation.

 

The bill is a request of the department of health and human services.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2977

05/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to contracting requirements for certain providers of child welfare services with the department of health and human services.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  New Paragraph; Child Welfare; Procurement Requirements.  Amend RSA 126-A:5 by inserting after paragraph XXXIII the following new paragraph:

XXXIV.  The commissioner shall employ a procurement model for administering the department's child welfare program based on evidenced-based practices and efficient delivery of services based on value, quality assurance, and efficiency, maximizing the potential for savings, and presenting the most innovative approach compared to other externally administered models.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

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SB702 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
March 3, 2020 Senate Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

SB702 Revision: 8025 Date: Jan. 15, 2020, 8:41 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 2
March 3, 2020 Hearing: 03/03/2020, Room 101, LOB, 01:30 pm; SC 8