0799 Data Infrastructure for Quality Improvement

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

Scope of Service

The Provider will assist the Division of Mental Health in continuing implementation of the Data Grant by providing consultation, analytic support and technical assistance regarding data initiatives for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Outcome Measures and the Community Mental Health Block Grant.

Deliverables

The Provider will support Scope of Services requirements by:

  1. Performing complex data analysis and data collection for the National Outcome Measures and the Mental Health Block Grant, and
  2. Assisting in the creation of periodic reports with respect to the Community Mental Health Block Grant, as each may be required by the Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Reporting Requirements:

  1. Financial Report in accordance with Exhibit C.
  2. Performance Report in accordance with Exhibit E.

Payment

Payment will be issued in response to Provider submitted quarterly invoices on the appropriate DMH invoice template at the established rate(s) (if applicable). Invoices shall be submitted to the DMH program contact no later than November 1, February 1, May 1, and August 1, and will be reconciled on the basis of reported allowable expenses per the Grant Funds Recovery Act [30 ILCS 705/7 and 8]. (The Grant Funds Recovery Act is not applicable to Fixed-Rate Grants.) All invoices shall be HIPPA compliant and encrypted utilizing DHS approved encryption software.

The Provider shall report quarterly allowable grant expenses on the appropriate DMH reporting template to the DMH program contact no later than November 1, February 1, May 1, and August 1, and reported expenses should be consistent with the submitted annual grant budget.

If any budget variances are noted, the DMH program contact may request that the provider submit a revised grant budget before subsequent monthly payments will be made. DMH program contacts and reporting templates can be found in the Provider section of the DHS website.

Performance Measures

The Provider shall report quarterly performance on the appropriate DMH reporting template to the DMH program contact no later than November 1, February 1, May 1, and August 1. DMH program contacts and reporting templates can be found in the Provider section of the DHS website. The following are included in the reporting template.

The following are included in the reporting template:

  1. Data analyses are performed as requested by the DMH contact within specified timeframes.
  2. Reports are generated using results of data analysis and are completed within DMH specified timeframes.
  3. Community Mental Health Block Grant reports, as requested by DMH, within SAMHSA mandated timelines.

Performance Standards

  1. 100% of data analyses are performed as requested by the DMH contact within specified timeframes.
  2. 100% of reports are generated using results of data analysis and are completed within DMH specified timeframes.
  3. 100% of Community Mental Health Block Grant reports as requested by DMH are completed within mandated timelines.