Name: Barb Roberson
The Grantee will operate an Inpatient Forensic Unit by licensed mental health professionals who will provide statewide forensic services for juveniles adjudicated Unfit to Stand Trial (UST) and Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity (NGRI) and are remanded to the Department of Human Services for treatment on an inpatient basis. These services shall include, but are not limited to, psychiatric, mental health, substance abuse and dually diagnosed intellectual disability treatment services, as well as, legal education, case management, transportation, court reporting and court testimony.
There are to be twelve inpatient beds available for UST and NGRI juveniles. The Inpatient Forensic Unit is designed to:
The Grantee will:
Reference the Uniform Grant Agreement, Article IV Payment, Section 4.3 Cash Management Improvement Act of 1990 and Section 4.7 Timely Billing Required. Grantee shall submit allowable grant expenses on the appropriate DMH invoice template to the email address indicated on the template no later than the 30th day of the month following the end of the service month. Invoiced expenses should be consistent with the approved annual grant budget. Any expenditure variances require prior Grantor approval in accordance with Article VI of the grant agreement to be reimbursable. All invoices shall be HIPPA compliant and encrypted utilizing IDHS approved encryption software if so indicated on the invoice template. Invoices shall serve as the request for reimbursement as well as the Periodic Financial Report.
DMH reporting templates and detailed instructions for submitting reports can be found in the Provider section of the IDHS website at http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=95429. FY21 reports will be uploaded prior to the due date of the first report.
Rate: DMH will pay for occupied beds for non-Medicaid individuals at the Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) Medicaid rate. Bed hold rate will be determined via Grantee submitted and DMH approved budget. In the event the total combined revenue between SASS Payments, other payment sources, and Bed Hold payments is less than $3,172,890, Streamwood may submit a supplemental invoice for the difference between the total amount billed and $3,172,890. In the event the combined revenue between SASS Payments, other payment sources, and Bed Hold Payments is more than $3,172,890 no supplemental invoice will be paid. The supplemental payment is only available if the Grantee performs services under this contract for the full fiscal year. The amount of $3,172,890 may be reviewed for sufficiency at the end of the first quarter.
The Grantee shall submit quarterly Periodic Performance Report (GOMBGATU-4001 (N-08-17)) and the Periodic Performance Report Template by Program (PRTP) to the appropriate email address below no later than November 1, February 1, May 1, and August 1. DMH reporting templates and detailed instructions for submitting reports can be found in the Provider section of the IDHS website at http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=95429. FY21 reports will be uploaded prior to the due date of the first report.
PPR and PPRT Email Address for All Grants:
The following are included in the reporting template:
This NOFO is considered a competitive application for funding. It is not a guarantee of funding.
This award utilizes state appropriated funds.
Applicants must submit a program plan which supports the level of funding and detailed service delivery and deliverables.
IDHS/DMH is not obligated to reimburse applicants for expenses or services incurred prior to the complete and final execution of the grant agreement and filing with the Illinois Office of the Comptroller.
Allowable costs are those that are necessary, reasonable and permissible under the law and can be found in 2 CFR 200 - Subpart E - Cost Principles.
Please refer to 2 CFR 200.414 regarding Indirect (F&A) Costs. To charge indirect costs to a grant, agencies must have an annually negotiated indirect cost rate agreement (NICRA). If the agency has multiple NICRAs, IDHS will accept only the lesser rate. There are three types of NICRAs:
This program will be awarded as a 12-month term agreement with two, one-year renewal options. Renewals are at the sole discretion of the IDHS and are contingent on meeting the following criteria:
This funding opportunity is not limited to those who currently have an award from the IDHS; however, applicants must:
Applicants that do not comply with these requirements are not eligible to receive an award.
Each applicant must have access to the internet. Applicants may obtain application forms at the Division's Grant Information website http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=121805. Questions from applicants and their respective responses (Q&A) will be posted at http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=122000. It is the responsibility of each applicant to monitor that website and comply with any instructions or requirements relating to the NOFO.
All applicants must demonstrate that the NOFO requirements are met as identified in Section C, #1, a - i.
The maximum possible score is 50 points. All submissions will be reviewed, evaluated and based on the following criteria:
The purpose of this section is for the applicant to present the agency description, history, achievements,
service description, financial overview and future.
Capacity - Agency Qualifications/
The purpose of this section is for the applicant to present an accurate picture of the agency's ability
to meet the program requirements.
The purpose of this section is for the applicant to provide a clear and accurate picture of the need for these
services within the community and how the proposed project will address these needs.
Description of Program Services
The purpose of this section is for the applicant to provide a detailed, clear and accurate picture of its intended
To ensure accountability at all levels of service provision, IDHS is implementing the practice of performance-based
contracting with its Grantee agencies. The articulation and achievement of measurable outcomes help to ensure that
we are carrying out the most effective programming possible. At a minimum, Grantees will be expected to collect and
report data indicators and measures as described in this NOFO.
Describe what resources and other knowledge, skill and abilities in addition to those specific to the duration of the
funding cycle the applicant possesses or will budget for in order to support the objective of this program. These may
include, but not limited to the availability of space like meeting rooms, space to carry out this program, etc.
It is anticipated that Notices of State Award (NOSA) will be made in May 2020.
Applicants recommended for funding under this NOFO following the above review and selection process will receive a Notice of State Award (NOSA). The NOSA shall include:
Reporting requirements for the grant agreement shall be in accordance with the requirements set forth in Section A, Payment Terms and Performance Measures.
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