Effective Oct. 1, 2019, states must take steps to safely reduce the inappropriate use of congregate/group care for children. FFPSA establishes requirements for placement in residential treatment programs and improves the quality and oversight of services. It allows federal reimbursement for care in certain Behavior Residential Services (BRS) treatment programs - known as Qualified Residential Treatment Programs (QRTP) - for children with emotional and behavioral disturbance disorders requiring special treatment.


How FFPSA will Impact Congregate Care in Washington

October 16, 2018
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