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55 Pa. Code § 5200.5. Application and review process.

§ 5200.5. Application and review process.

 (a)  A facility intending to provide psychiatric outpatient clinic services shall file an application for a certificate of compliance with the Department in accordance with Chapter 20 (relating to licensure or approval of facilities and agencies). Facilities shall meet both the requirements of Chapter 20 and this chapter to obtain a certificate. Submission of an application does not constitute a certificate to operate pending Departmental approval.

 (b)  Facilities will be inspected a minimum of once per year, and are subject to visits by the Department’s designee at other times at the Department’s discretion. The facility shall provide information concerning program and fiscal operation at the Department’s request.


   The provisions of this §  5200.5 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 §  5200.5 amended October 11, 2019, effective October 12, 2019, 49 Pa.B. 5943. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (247791) to (247792).

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