O'Brien County Changes Mental Health Region
October 31, 2019
The O’Brien County Supervisors discussed and debated the benefits and costs of changing the Mental Health Region membership beginning July 1, 2020.
During the course of the discussions some concerns about partner providers were asked and answered. The two regions, Northwest Iowa Care Connections and Sioux Rivers largely share providers. No providers reported any concerns. The reimbursement for transportation to law enforcement was a concern. Sioux Rivers’ method of paying for patient transportation was limited to mileage and expenses. There was some uncertainty as to how Sioux Rivers re...