REVIEW & DETERMINATION
How to Determine a LOC
–YFT has a template to determine an LOC
–YFT has a scoring method to determine an LOC
–YFT has a check list to determine an LOC
–The YFT contract has incentives that pertain to increases or decreases in authorized services.
How to Determine a LOC (continued)
Fact: The Snap Shot Description
YFT uses the Level of Care definitions to determine a child’s current service needs. Clinically trained professionals from YFT use these definitions to synthesize their knowledge about a child’s psychological and social functioning and then assign a single service rating. The service authorization is determined in the context of a broad review of the clinical information submitted by the provider about the child’s trauma, social functioning, behaviors while in placement, behaviors while in school, medical conditions, and interpersonal relationships with children and adults.
In addition the following information must be taken into account
It is the expectation of DFPS that contract providers have services in place that are above the minimum standards of licensing available to the children in DFPS care.
- New Contracts
- Existing Contracts
–Compliance or Non-Compliance