Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 1.djvu/399

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PUBLIC LAW 104-106—FEB. 10, 1996 110 STAT. 375 SEC. 715. TRAINING IN HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT AND ADMINIS- 10 USC 1073 TRATION FOR TRICARE LEAD AGENTS. note. (a) PROVISION OF TRAINING. —Not later than six months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall implement a professional educational program to provide appropriate training in health care management and administration— (1) to each commander of a military medical treatment facility of the Department of Defense who is selected to serve as a lead agent to coordinate the delivery of health care by military and civilian providers under the TRICARE program; and (2) to appropriate members of the support staff of the treatment facility who will be responsible for daily operation of the TRICARE program. (b) REPORT ON IMPLEMENTATION.—Not later than six months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report describing the professional educational program implemented pursuant to this section. SEC. 716. PILOT PROGRAM OF INDIVIDUALIZED RESIDENTIAL MEN- Children and TAL HEALTH SERVICES. y°"A^V,.„ 10 USC 1073 (a) PROGRAM REQUIRED.— (1) During fiscal year 1996, the Sec- note, retary of Defense, in consultation with the other administering Secretaries under chapter 55 of title 10, United States Code, shall implement a pilot program to provide residential and wraparound services to children described in paragraph (2) who are in need of mental health services. The Secretary shall implement the pilot program for an initial period of at least two years in a military health care region in which the TRICARE program has been implemented. (2) A child shall be eligible for selection to participate in the pilot program if the child is a dependent (as described in subparagraph (D) or (I) of section 1072(2) of title 10, United States Code) who— (A) is eligible for health care under section 1079 or 1086 of such title; and (B) has a serious emotional disturbance that is generally regarded as amenable to treatment. (b) WRAPAROUND SERVICES DEFINED.— For purposes of this section, the term "wraparound services" means individualized mental health services that are provided principally to allow a child to remain in the family home or other least-restrictive and leastcostly setting, but also are provided as an aftercare planning service for children who have received acute or residential care. Such term includes nontraditional mental health services that will assist the child to be maintained in the least-restrictive and least-costly setting. (c) PILOT PROGRAM AGREEMENT.— Under the pilot program the Secretary of Defense shall enter into one or more agreements that require a mental health services provider under the agreement— (1) to provide wraparound services to a child described in subsection (a)(2); (2) to continue to provide such services as needed during the period of the agreement even if the child moves to another location within the same TRICARE program region during that period; and