HI 00401.240 Psychiatric Hospital

A psychiatric hospital is an institution which is primarily engaged in providing by or under the supervision of a physician, psychiatric services for the diagnosis and treatment of mentally ill persons. To be eligible for participation in the program as a psychiatric hospital it must be accredited by the JCAH, have in effect a utilization review plan, and comply with additional staffing and medical record requirements necessary to carry out an active program of treatment and intensive care.


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HI 00401.240 - Psychiatric Hospital - 09/15/1989
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:09/15/1989