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SB32 226760 commissions the Department of Health to pay licensed boarding homes for eligible person to reside in the home for the sum of $200 per month, who have been discharged from the Behaviorl Health Institue at Las Vegas or the New Mexico Adult Pshyciatric Center. The Department is to develope rules preventing fraud and to recieve an appropriation of $250,000.Legislation Overview:
Synopsis: SB32 Relates to health and requires the Department of Health to pay licensed boarding homes for the housing of people discharged from the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute at Las Vegas or the University of New Mexico Adult Psychiatric Center . An appropriation is made. Analysis: SB226760 provides that the Department of Health is to pay boarding homes for the housing of people discharged from the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute at Las Vegas or the New Mexico Adult Psychiatric Center the sum of $200 per month for each eligible person residing in the home.. The sum of two hundred fifty thousand is made to support these payments to the Department. The Department of Health is to establish rules for the payment of these monthly amounts. Rules shall include (1) the documentation required to be submitted by the boarding home to be eligible for payment; and (2) safeguards to prevent fraud. Boarding home, means a facility licensed by the Department of Health as a boarding home.