355.03 Powers.

A county healthier buckeye council may do all of the following:

(A) Promote means by which council members or the entities the members represent may reduce the reliance of individuals and families on publicly funded assistance programs using both of the following:

(1) Programs that have been demonstrated to be effective and have one or more of the following features:

(a) Low costs;

(b) Use volunteer workers;

(c) Use incentives to encourage designated behaviors;

(d) Are led by peers.

(2) Practices that identify and seek to eliminate barriers to achieving greater financial independence for individuals and families who receive services from or participate in programs operated by council members or the entities the members represent.

(B) Promote care coordination among physical health, behavioral health, social, employment, education, and housing service providers within the county;

(C) Collect and analyze data regarding individuals or families who receive services from or participate in programs operated by council members or the entities the members represent.

History. Added by 130th General Assembly File No. 50, SB 206, §1, eff. 3/20/2014.