CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
16-2415. Dispositional authority. (1) Whenever the involuntary treatment of the child requires payment from public funds, other than medicaid funds, the department, or other funding agency shall have the authority to determine the placement for the child and to make decisions concerning the purchase and provision of mental health services, consistent with the plan of treatment approved by the court.
(2) When the cost of the child’s treatment can be paid from private sources or by medicaid, the parent shall have the authority to determine the child’s placement and services, consistent with the plan of treatment approved by the court.
(3) All expenditures under the medicaid program shall be governed by the laws and rules applicable to that program.
(4) The department shall issue a disposition order within two (2) days of the order for involuntary treatment.
[16-2415, added 1997, ch. 404, sec. 1, p. 1290; am. 2005, ch. 307, sec. 3, p. 957.]