Certificate of public need; conditions related to inpatient psychiatric services and facilities. (SB293)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Certificate of public need; inpatient psychiatric services and facilities. Requires the Commissioner of Health (the Commissioner) to impose conditions related to the provision of care to individuals who are the subject of a temporary detention order on certificates of public need for projects involving inpatient psychiatric services and facilities and provides that when determining the public need for a proposed project involving an inpatient psychiatric service or facility, the Commissioner shall not take into consideration existing inpatient psychiatric services or facilities or the impact of approving the application and issuing the certificate of public need for the proposed project on an existing inpatient psychiatric service or facility if the existing inpatient psychiatric service or facility does not provide an adequate amount of service to individuals who are subject to a temporary detention order, as determined by the Commissioner in accordance with regulations of the Board of Health (the Board). The bill directs the Board to adopt regulations establishing a process by which the Commissioner shall annually establish the amount of services for individuals who are subject to a temporary detention order that an existing inpatient psychiatric service or facility must provide. Read the Bill »

Status

02/01/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101329D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/21/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB293)
02/01/2022Assigned Education sub: Certificate of Public Need
02/10/2022Continued to 2023 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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