Analysis of Channeling Project Costs. Analysis of Channeling Project Costs : Table 47

05/01/1986

: Table 47

TermDefinitionData Source
CasemonthsSum of ongoing case months and number of months spent for initial functions for clientsClient Tracking System
Completed Baseline AssessmentsNumber of clients who received a completed baseline needs assessment.Client Tracking System
Completed initial care plansNumber of clients who received a completed initial care plan.Client Tracking System
Completed screensNumber of applicants who completed the eligibility determination process.DHHS monthly statistical report
CostsThe monetary value of resources used. Includes both expenditures and in-kind costs.Monthly cost schedules submitted by state and project entities (including subcontractors) against demonstration contracts.
Costs of core channeling and administration functionsProject costs associated with the core functions (outreach, screening, baseline assessment, initial care planning, and ongoing case management/reassessment functions), plus the associated administration/provider relations/other costs. Excludes expenditures for direct services.Monthly cost schedules submitted by the project entities against demonstration contracts.
Direct service expendituresProject expenditures for purchasing services for demonstration clients.Monthly cost schedules submitted by the project entities against demonstration contracts.
EligiblesNumber of persons who completed the screening process and were determined to be eligible for channeling.Client Tracking System
ExpendituresDollars spent. Includes both federally reimbursable expenditures and funds from other sources. Excludes resources provided to the demonstration without charge.Monthly cost schedules submitted by state and project entities (including subcontractors) against demonstration contracts.
In-Kind CostsThe monetary value of resources provided to the demonstration without charge. Donated resources.Monthly cost schedules submitted by state project entities (including subcontractors) against demonstration contracts.
Initial CostsThose project costs of core channeling functions attributed to the one-time-only functions of outreach, screening, baseline assessment, and initial care planning.Estimated using the percentage of project salary costs devoted to each functional area, as reported on bimonthly timesheets submitted by project staff.
New ClientsThe number of eligibles except those assigned to the research control group.Client Tracking System
Ongoing case management costsThose project cost of core channeling and administration functions attributed to the ongoing case management/reassessment function.Same as for initial expenditures.
Ongoing case monthsNumber of months of ongoing case management services delivered to all clients once they had signed their initial case plan. The measure excludes the time spent during the initial, one-time-only functions of screening, baseline assessment, and initial care plan planning. (For some individuals with immediate needs, some direct services began before their initial care plan was completed and formally signed. For these persons ongoing case months were calculated from the date of first service inititationClient Tracking System
Special Demonstration CostsCosts of complying with research requirements (which would not be requirements in a non-demonstration program) and other special costs related to the demonstration.Costs of screening controls, estimated from expenditures and the number of controls screened. Other costs associated with the research, based on estimates of staff time spent on research requirements submitted monthly by projects. Other described but not estimated.