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55 Pa. Code § 4210.26. Methods of providing base service units.

§ 4210.26. Methods of providing base service units.

 (a)  To the extent that a community mental health or intellectual disability center can staff a base service unit, the local authorities shall contract with it to carry out the responsibilities and provide the functions of the base service unit in the manner determined by the administrator under the same conditions as described for services in §  4210.11 (relating to community mental health and intellectual disability centers). To the extent that a center cannot fully staff a base service unit, the local authorities shall contract with the center for those services which it can furnish and, in the same contract, with other persons or facilities as necessary and appropriate to complete the staffing of a base service unit.

 (b)  The local authorities may staff base service units fully or partly by employing personnel directly on the staff of the administrator.

 (c)  The local authorities may contract for supplemental services required by base service units.


   The provisions of this §  4210.26 amended under sections 201(2) and (8) and 202 of the Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Act of 1966 (50 P.S. § §  4201(2) and (8) and 4202).


   The provisions of this §  4210.26 amended June 17, 2016, effective June 18, 2016, 46 Pa.B. 3177. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (211815).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  4210.101 (relating to services provided by a base service unit).

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