TITLE 40.1
Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

CHAPTER 40.1-1
Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

SECTION 40.1-1-10.1


§ 40.1-1-10.1 Subsidy aid for parent deinstitutionalization program.

(a) Every qualified parent applicant or an appropriate relative of a person at the Dr. Joseph H. Ladd Center, Dr. U.E. Zambarano Memorial Hospital, the institute of mental health, or the general hospital (RIMC) or at an out-of-state institution who would have been eligible for placement in the Dr. Joseph H. Ladd Center, Dr. U.E. Zambarano Memorial Hospital, the institute of mental health, or the general hospital (RIMC), found eligible and certified as such by the director of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals pursuant to this chapter and the rules and regulations established thereunder, shall be eligible to receive subsidy aid within the bounds set forth in this chapter and pursuant to such rules and regulations as are promulgated by the director of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals and under such eligibility, income, health, safety, and other program requirements as may be deemed appropriate and necessary to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the child or adult and the interest of the state in the maintenance and operation of the deinstitutionalization program.

(b) A qualified parent applicant or an appropriate relative who is the natural or adoptive parent and certified as eligible for subsidy aid under the deinstitutionalization program shall receive an amount of not less than twenty-five dollars ($25.00) and not more than sixty dollars ($60.00) for the basic care of each child or adult for a seven (7) day or weekly period, and an amount of not less than five dollars ($5.00) and not more than fifteen dollars ($15.00) for the training of each child or adult for the same period.

(c) A qualified parent applicant who is a foster parent or an appropriate relative and certified as eligible for subsidy aid under the deinstitutionalization program shall receive an amount of not less than five dollars ($5.00) and not more than fifteen dollars ($15.00) for training of each child or adult and an amount of not less than twenty-five dollars ($25.00) and not more than sixty dollars ($60.00) for basic care and treatment for a seven (7) day or weekly period. These amounts designated for foster parents shall be in addition to the basic payments to foster parents from the department of social and rehabilitative services for foster home placement.

(d) The subsidy payments as provided by this section shall be paid from such institutional or special accounts as may be under the control and direction of the director of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals and earmarked for the placement and continuing support of an institutionalized person with a qualified parent or an appropriate relative application as set forth in this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1978, ch. 257, § 2; P.L. 1980, ch. 207, § 1; P.L. 1981, ch. 79, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 158, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 233, § 1.)