§ 5200.2. Scope.
(a) This chapter provides standards for the licensing of freestanding psychiatric outpatient clinics under section 1021 of the Human Services Code (62 P.S. § 1021), and approval of psychiatric outpatient clinics which are a part of a health care facility as defined in section 802.1 of the Health Care Facilities Act (35 P.S. § 448.802a), and under sections 105 and 112 of the Mental Health Procedures Act (50 P.S. § § 7105 and 7112).
(b) This chapter applies to private, nonprofit or for-profit corporations and public entities which provide medical examination, diagnosis, care, treatment and support to individuals with mental illness or emotional disturbance on an outpatient basis and which participate in the public mental health program. This chapter does not apply to group or individual practice arrangements of private practitioners.
The provisions of this § 5200.2 amended under section 1021 of the Human Services Code (62 P.S. § 1021); sections 105 and 112 of the Mental Health Procedures Act (50 P.S. § § 7105 and 7112); and section 201(2) of the Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Act of 1966 (50 P.S. § 4201(2)).
The provisions of this § 5200.2 amended October 11, 2019, effective October 12, 2019, 49 Pa.B. 5943. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (397656).
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