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CFHHS Interim Committee Files Objection to Provider Rate Rules

Posted Date: 
July 26, 2017

The Children, Families, Health, and Human Services Interim Committee filed an objection today to four proposed administrative rules relating to reimbursement rates for health care and human services providers.

CFHHS Interim Committee Seeking Comments on Children's Mental Health Outcomes

Posted Date: 
October 23, 2015
Contact: 
Sue O'Connell, Legislative Analyst & Staffer, Children, Families, Health & Human Services Interim Committee

The Children, Families, Health, and Human Services Interim Committee will be looking for ideas from mental health providers and others interested in Montana's system of children's mental health services when it meets next month in Billings.

Nutrition Education Directory Available

Posted Date: 
February 12, 2014
Contact: 
Katie Bark, Montana Team Nutrition Program; Christine Emerson, OPI's School Nutrition Programs

The Office of Public Instruction has produced a directory of nutrition education programs in Montana, in response to a request that arose from a legislative study of childhood hunger.

CFH&HS Interim Committee Final Report Now Available

Posted Date: 
November 13, 2012
Contact: 
Sue O'Connell, Committee Research Analyst

The final report of the Children, Families, Health, and Human Services Interim Committee is now available online.

CFH&HS Interim Committee September Update

Posted Date: 
September 7, 2012
Contact: 
Sue O'Connell, Committee Research Analyst

Bills to strengthen child abuse prevention efforts and reporting requirements for mistreatment of children and of developmentally disabled adults will advance to the 2013 Legislature, following action by the Children, Families, Health, and Human Services Interim Committee.

CFH&HS Interim Committee August Update

Posted Date: 
August 1, 2012
Contact: 
Sue O'Connell, Committee Research Analyst

The Children, Families, Health, and Human Services Interim Committee has approved a bill to require the state to seek national accreditation of its child protective services. The action came at the committee’s meeting in late June, as members began considering options for their Senate Joint Resolution 30 study of childhood trauma.

CFH&HS Interim Committee June Update

Posted Date: 
June 4, 2012
Contact: 
Sue O'Connell, Committee Research Analyst

The Children, Families, Health, and Human Services Interim Committee in May wrapped up its study of childhood hunger by agreeing to introduce two bills in the 2013 Legislature. The bills would appropriate funds to encourage use of the School Breakfast Program and to develop out-of-school food support programs.

CFH&HS Interim Committee May Update

Posted Date: 
May 1, 2012

The Children, Families, Health, and Human Services Interim Committee will continue its study of childhood trauma in May, with a focus on learning more about how child abuse and neglect cases are handled in Montana.

IMPORTANT!! Committee Accepting Comments on DPHHS Advisory Councils

Posted Date: 
April 16, 2012
Contact: 
Sheryl Wood, Associate Director, Montana Association of Counties

Attention MACo Members:  The Children, Families, Health & Human Services Interim Committee is requesting public comment.  They are reviewing Advisory councils and agency reports to determine if they should be retained, eliminated or revised.  Counties are involved and/or affected by these councils/boards. Click the "readmore" link below to view the entities and reports being analyzed.

Committee Accepting Comments on DPHHS Advisory Councils

Posted Date: 
April 16, 2012
Contact: 
Sue O'Connell, Legislative Services Division

The Children, Families, Health, and Human Services Interim Committee is seeking public comment on several councils created in law to serve in an advisory role to the Department of Public Health and Human Services. The committee will review the work of the advisory groups at its May 14 meeting.