10.47.01.08-1

.08-1 Outcome Evaluation.

A. The Administration shall annually evaluate all publicly funded substance abuse treatment programs certified under this subtitle, using federal outcomes measures or other subsequently adopted federal standards, to determine the extent that individuals who have received treatment under these programs have:

(1) Been successfully retained in the treatment program;

(2) Been successfully discharged from the treatment program;

(3) Reduced their substance use;

(4) Successfully attained, maintained, or increased their employment;

(5) Demonstrated a decrease in engaging in criminal activity; and

(6) Successfully established or maintained stable living arrangements.

B. All publicly funded programs shall fully comply with the Administrationís reporting requirements completing all data fields required within the Administrationís management information system as directed.