Per Section 472 of the Social Security Act (
42 U.S.C. §
672 ) as amended by the Family First
Prevention Services Act, a child in the custody of the Oklahoma Department of
Human Services (DHS) is eligible for foster care maintenance payments (FCMP)
when placed with a parent receiving services through a residential family-based
treatment facility for substance use or abuse. The Oklahoma Department of
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) administers the program
for such facilities.
FCMP-eligible substance use or abuse facility.
(A) The facility must meet all ODMHSAS
established licensing requirements.
(B) The treatment facility must provide
parenting skills, parent education, and individual and family therapy in
addition to the substance use or abuse treatment.
(C) All treatments are provided under an
organizational structure and treatment framework that involves understanding,
recognizing, and responding to the effects of all types of trauma and, per
recognized principles of trauma-informed approach and trauma-specific
interventions, to address the consequences of trauma and facilitate
FCMP-eligible child placed in residential family-based treatment
For a child placed with a parent receiving substance use or
abuse treatment in a residential family-based treatment facility, the child:
(A) is required to meet all foster care
eligibility criteria in Title IV-E of the Social Security Act, except for Aid
to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC);
(B) must have a recommendation for placement
with a parent in a residential family-based treatment facility for substance
use or abuse documented in his or her case plan; and
(C) only receives FCMP for 12 months or
eligible for FCMP reimbursement.
Eligible costs for FCMP reimbursements,
per 42 U.S.C. §
include, but are
not limited to:
(D) daily supervision;
(E) personal incidentals; and
(F) reasonable travel for a child to remain
in his or her school of origin.
Costs exempt from FCMP
reimbursement. The costs for operation and administration of the
facility and programs are specifically excluded from FCMP.
Okla. Admin. Code §
Register, Volume 37, Issue 24, September 1, 2020, eff.