"The new rates will allow The Institute For Family Enrichment (TIFFE) to retain and train staff and continue to build our capacity and expertise and be a good, solid, strong resource for the DOE," said Jeff Bergbauer, administrative director of the agency, which provides services to about 700 children.
"I'm very glad they came in at a rate that is really the market rate," Bergbauer
expressed concern that there was no proposal to increase the rate for psychiatrists who define and manage care and medications for special-needs children.
"We've already told the department we won't submit a proposal for these services," he
"We'll work in transitioning students back to DOE
care, and the DOE
is going to have to figure out how they're going to continue to provide care," Bergbauer