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55 Pa. Code § 1151.64. Social evaluation.

§ 1151.64. Social evaluation.

 (a)  The social evaluation of an applicant or recipient shall include the following:

   (1)  Reports of interviews with the patient.

   (2)  Reports of interviews with family members or other individuals familiar with the patient, if applicable.

   (3)  An assessment of home plans and family attitudes, if applicable.

   (4)  Community resource contacts.

   (5)  A social history.

 (b)  The social evaluation specified in subsection (a) shall be recorded in the recipient’s medical record, and, for private psychiatric hospitals only, on the Departtment’s reporting form. An example of the Department’s reporting form appears in the Provider Handbook.


   The provisions of this §  1151.64 amended under sections 201 and 443.1(1) of the Public Welfare Code (62 P. S. § §  201 and 443.1(1)).


   The provisions of this §  1151.64 adopted September 30, 1983, effective July 1, 1983, 13 Pa.B. 2796; amended October 29, 1993, effective July 1, 1993, 23 Pa.B. 5241. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (181800) to (181801).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  1151.61 (relating to payment conditions: general).

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