2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:1085 - Payment for care and treatment

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:1085 (2018)

§1085. Payment for care and treatment

            A. The Department of Children and Family Services or Louisiana Department of Health is hereby authorized to make payments, at the rates established under R.S. 15:1084, for the care and treatment of children placed by the Department of Children and Family Services or Louisiana Department of Health in child caring agencies, child placing agencies, maternity homes, and shelter care facilities which conform to the requirements of this Part.

            B. Payments shall be made on a monthly basis and shall represent reimbursements for services provided during the previous month. Participating agencies shall submit such information as the Department of Children and Family Services or Louisiana Department of Health may require to document claims for reimbursement.

            C. Participating agencies and facilities shall receive one and only one monthly payment from the Department of Children and Family Services or Louisiana Department of Health for services rendered to each child under this Part except for such adjustments as may be necessary to rectify previous inaccurate payments.

            D. The Department of Public Safety and Corrections may make payments, at the rates established under R.S. 15:1084, for the care and treatment of youth adjudicated delinquent or in need of supervision, who are placed on probation or parole or are assigned to the custody of the department and placed by the department in either nonstate-operated residential or nonresidential treatment programs. Subject to the availability of agency resources and the availability of service providers, the department may make payments, at rates established under R.S. 15:1084, for services to adjudicated youth and their families who are at risk of having the youth removed from the legal custody and care of the parents or legal guardians.

            Added by Acts 1978, No. 786, §2, eff. Jan. 1, 1979; Acts 1990, No. 322, §1; Acts 2011, No. 78, §1.

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