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Details for Regulation Rules and Regulations for the Licensing of Behavioral Healthcare Organizations(7819)



Agency

Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, Department of

Barry Hall, 14 Harrington Rd., Cranston, RI 02920


Regulation Authority

Rhode Island General Laws 40.1-24-1 et. seq.


Purpose and Reason

Amendment to Section 2.5 and amendment adding Section 46.0 to the "Rules and Regulations for the Licensing of Behavioral Healthcare Organizations" provide additional treatment options for those individuals identified with opioid abuse and/or opioid dependence who receive services from licensed behavioral healthcare organizations. These amendments mandate coordination of care to improve treatment of the whole person, expand staff training and client education with regards to opioid overdose prevention, and ensure the distribution of naloxone when medically indicated and clinically appropriate. There are no substantive differences between the proposed rule and the final rule.


Type of Filing

Amendment


Status

Effective from 07/29/2014

Currently in effect

Supersedes 7341 and Expires 7818


Notice and Hearing Dates

Notice Date: 05/28/2014

Hearing Date: 06/27/2014


Forms

view Regulation

view Filing Form



Regulation History