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HHS - 2609 - Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee - Statutory (Congress Created)
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameInterdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Fiscal Year2020Committee Number2609
Original Establishment Date5/8/2017Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttps://www.samhsa.gov/about-us/advisory-counci...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*Unlimited
Current Charter Date5/8/2019Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Program Analyst and Designated Federal Official
Date Of Renewal Charter5/8/2021Designated Federal Officer PrefixMs.
Projected Termination Date5/8/2023Designated Federal Officer First Name*Pamela
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Foote
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*PL 114-255, section 6031Designated Federal Officer Phone*240-276-1279
Effective Date Of Authority*12/13/2016Designated Federal Officer Fax*301-480-8491
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*pamela.foote@samhsa.hhs.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Special Emphasis Panel
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee is established in accordance with the provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act. The committee accomplishes its purpose through advising, consulting with and making recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, who reports to the Secretary of Health and Human Services on issues related to advances in serious mental illness (SMI) and serious emotional disturbances (SED), and advances in access to services and support for adults with SMI or children with SED. In addition, the ISMICC will evaluate the effect that federal programs related to serious mental illness have on public health, including public health outcomes such as (A) rates of suicide, suicide attempts, incidence and prevalence of SMIs, SEDs, and substance use disorders (SUD), overdose, overdose deaths, emergency hospitalizations, emergency room boarding, preventable emergency room visits, interaction with the criminal justice system, homelessness, and unemployment; (B) increased rates of employment and enrollment in educational and vocational programs; (C) quality of mental disorders SUD treatment services; or (D) any other criteria as may be determined by the Secretary. Finally, the ISMICC will make specific recommendations for action that agencies can take to better coordinate the administration of mental health services for adults with SMI or children with SED. Not later than one year after the date of enactment of the 21st Century Cures Act, and five years after such date of enactment, the ISMICC shall submit a report to Congress and any other relevant federal department or agency.
How is membership balanced?*The ISMICC consists of 25 members who are appointed by the Secretary, HHS. The ISMICC consists of 10 federal members or their designees from federal agencies, and 15 non-federal public members. Members are selected according to PL 114-255, section 6031.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The ISMICC shall meet not fewer than two times each year through advising, consulting with, and making recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use. In carrying out its functions, the ISMICC has established five workgroups to develop the first report to Congress. These working groups shall be composed of ISMICC members, or their designees, and may hold meetings as necessary. As required, the ISMICC met twice in fiscal year 2020. Once on December 10, 2019 and once on September 29, 2020.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Committee is composed of professional and public members. The direction, scope, balance and emphasis of the advice received from this group of experts cannot be established by other sources because the membership of the Committee is uniquely constituted to meet the specific requirements of the 21st Century Cures Act.
Why close or partially close meetings?N/A
Recommendation RemarksRegarding costs: The payment amount to federal staff is lower in FY20 than it was in the FY19 ACR. The reason for the cost being lower is that SAMHSA is moving away from the model of using dedicated staff on the ISMICC. SAMHSA would like to move forward with running the ISMICC similarly to how the other SAMHSA NACs are run.
Hide Section - PERFORMANCE MEASURES

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentNoAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentNot Applicable
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNot ApplicableGrants Review CommentNot Applicable
Number Of Recommendations*45Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThere are several Federal Agencies involved with the ISMICC. Despite non-federal members having made 45 recommendations for consideration by the ISMICC, those recommendations are not statutorily driven. Instead, the ISMICC Chair, acting on behalf of the Secretary, will determine which relevant criteria or outcomes will be evaluated or reported.Access Agency WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentThe ISMICC Chair, acting on behalf of the Secretary, will determine which relevant criteria or outcomes will be evaluated or reported.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*55.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentWhile Federal Agencies involved with the ISMICC continue cross-federal work to benefit Americans with SMI/SED and their families, resulting in the estimated 55% of recommendations having been partially implemented, the ISMICC Chair, acting on behalf of the Secretary, will ultimately determine which relevant criteria or outcomes will be evaluated or reported.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentNot Applicable
Agency Feedback Comment*Status reports, updates, and briefings on matters that have come before the Council are regularly provided at the ISMICC meetings. When the ISMICC makes recommendations, the Chair provides feedback at subsequent meetings. SAMHSA ensures that complete minutes are prepared and circulated to the members for clearance and approved at the next official ISMICC meeting.Narrative Description*The Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee is established in accordance with the provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act. The committee accomplishes its purpose through advising, consulting with and making recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, who reports to the Secretary of Health and Human Services on issues related to advances in serious mental illness (SMI) and serious emotional disturbances (SED), and advances in access to services and support for adults with SMI or children with SED. In addition, the ISMICC will evaluate the effect that federal programs related to serious mental illness have on public health, including public health outcomes such as (A) rates of suicide, suicide attempts, incidence and prevalence of SMIs, SEDs, and substance use disorders (SUD), overdose, overdose deaths, emergency hospitalizations, emergency room boarding, preventable emergency room visits, interaction with the criminal justice system, homelessness, and unemployment; (B) increased rates of employment and enrollment in educational and vocational programs; (C) quality of mental disorders SUD treatment services; or (D) any other criteria as may be determined by the Secretary. Finally, the ISMICC will make specific recommendations for action that agencies can take to better coordinate the administration of mental health services for adults with SMI or children with SED. Not later than one year after the date of enactment of the 21st Century Cures Act, and five years after such date of enactment, the ISMICC shall submit a report to Congress and any other relevant federal department or agency.
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members*$4,400.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$6,000.00
Payments to Federal Members*$6,832.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$8,540.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$147,487.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$150,451.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$14,270.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$25,410.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$40,804.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$41,212.00
Total Costs$213,793.00Est. Total Next FY*$231,613.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*1.00Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*1.00
Cost RemarksRegarding costs: The payment amount to federal staff is lower in FY20 than it was in the FY19 ACR.Est Cost RemarksEstimated travel reimbursement to non-fed staff is higher if meetings are to be held in person vs. virtually.
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Interest Areas

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Civil Rights
Disabled
Federal Employment
Public Services
Government
Federal Government
Health
Health Care
Hospitals
Medical Education
Medical Practitioners
Public Health
Treatment
Aging
Justice
Juvenile Justice
Law Enforcement
Legislation
Regulations
Medicine
Diseases
Health and Health Research
Illnesses
Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation and Disability
Research
Research and Development
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MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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SUBCOMMITTEES

Committee

Subcommittees

ActionCommittee System IDSubcommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-035026Access2020
 COM-035025Data2020
 COM-035029Finance2020
 COM-035028Justice2020
 COM-035027Treatment and Recovery2020
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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-036428Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee2019
 COM-034634Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee2018
 COM-001926Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee2017