1. a. The Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Department of Human Services shall annually prepare a Substance Use Treatment Provider Performance Report in accordance with the provisions of this section.
b.The performance report shall show and compare the overall performance of each substance use treatment provider in the State with the Statewide average performance based on national outcome measures for each level of care. The division shall use the national outcome measures identified in subsection c., and, as appropriate, any other national outcome measures identified by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
c.The performance report shall include the following national outcome measures: (1) percentage of clients abstinent from alcohol on admission and discharge; (2) percentage of clients abstinent from drugs on admission and discharge; (3) percentage of clients employed on admission and discharge; (4) percentage of clients enrolled in school or a job training program at admission and discharge; (5) percentage of clients who are homeless on admission and discharge; and (6) average length of client treatment. The performance report may also include any other information the Assistant Commissioner deems appropriate.
d.The division shall post the performance report on its website, and shall make a hard copy of the report available to the public, upon request.
e.As used in this section:
"Assistant Commissioner" means the Assistant Commissioner for the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Department of Human Services.
"Client" means a person who received treatment for substance use from a substance use treatment provider during the annual reporting period.
"Substance use treatment provider" means any substance use treatment provider licensed by the Department of Human Services.
L.2015, c.9, s.1.