1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 2069 as follows:
1.2Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

1.5    Subdivision 1. Establishment; purpose. There is established a state-county
1.6chemical health care home pilot project. The purpose of the pilot project is for the
1.7Department of Human Services and counties to work in partnership to redesign the current
1.8chemical health delivery system to promote greater accountability, productivity, and
1.9results in the delivery of state chemical dependency services. The pilot project must look
1.10to promote appropriate flexibility in a way that better aligns systems and services to offer
1.11the most appropriate level of chemical health care services to the client. This may include,
1.12but is not limited to, developing new governance agreements, performance agreements,
1.13or service level agreements. The pilot projects must maintain eligibility levels under the
1.14current programmatic entitlement structure, continue to meet the requirements of Rule 25
1.15and Rule 31, and must not put at risk current and future federal funding toward chemical
1.16health-related services in Minnesota.
1.17    Subd. 2. Work group. A work group must be convened on or before July 1, 2009,
1.18consisting of representatives from the Department of Human Services and participating
1.19counties to develop final proposals for pilot projects meeting the requirements of this
1.20section. This work group must focus its efforts on the need for systems change, mandate
1.21and waiver relief, payment reform or other funding options, and outcomes. The work
1.22group must report back to the legislative committees having jurisdiction over chemical
1.23health by January 15, 2010, for final approval of pilot projects to be implemented starting
1.24July 10, 2010.
1.25    Subd. 3. Report. The Department of Human Services shall report back to the
1.26legislative committees having jurisdiction over chemical health by January 15, 2011,
2.1evaluating the effectiveness of pilot projects, including recommendations for how to
2.2implement the pilot projects on a statewide basis.
2.3    Subd. 4. Expiration. These pilot projects expire .......
2.4EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment."
2.5Amend the title accordingly