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55 Pa. Code § 1153.42. Ongoing responsibilities of providers.

§ 1153.42. Ongoing responsibilities of providers.

 (a)  Responsibilities of providers. Ongoing responsibilities of providers are established in Chapter 1101 (relating to general provisions). Psychiatric outpatient clinics and psychiatric partial hospitalization outpatient facilities shall also adhere to the additional requirements established in this section.

 (b)  Recordkeeping requirements. In addition to the requirements listed in §  1101.51(e) (relating to ongoing responsibilities of providers), the following items must be included in the records of MA beneficiaries receiving psychiatric outpatient clinic, MMHT and psychiatric partial hospitalization outpatient services:

   (1)  The treatment plan must include:

     (i)   The treatment plan goals.

     (ii)   Services to be provided to the individual by the psychiatric outpatient clinic or partial hospitalization outpatient facility or through referral.

     (iii)   Persons to directly provide each service.

   (2)  As part of the progress notes, the frequency and duration of each service provided shall be included.


   The provisions of this §  1153.42 amended under section 201(2) of the Human Services Code (62 P.S. §  201(2)).


   The provisions of this §  1153.42 adopted January 25, 1980, effective February 1, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 267; amended October 11, 2019, effective October 12, 2019, 49 Pa.B. 5943. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (348910).

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