ADMISSION, CONTINUED STAY AND DISCHARGE REQUIREMENTS
§ 5230.31. Admission requirements.
(a) General rule. To be eligible for PRS, an individual shall meet the following:
(1) Have a written recommendation for PRS by an LPHA acting within the scope of professional practice.
(2) Have the presence or history of a serious mental illness, based upon medical records, which includes one of the following diagnoses by an LPHA:
(ii) Major mood disorder.
(iii) Psychotic disorder (not otherwise specified).
(iv) Schizoaffective disorder.
(v) Borderline personality disorder.
(3) As a result of the mental illness, have a moderate to severe functional impairment that interferes with or limits performance in at least one of the following domains:
(4) Choose to receive PRS.
(b) Assessment. A PRS agency shall identify and document the functional impairment of the individual in an assessment as required under § 5230.61(b)(1) (relating to assessment).
(c) Exception. Individuals who do not meet the serious mental illness diagnosis requirement under subsection (a) may receive services when the following conditions are met:
(1) The written recommendation by the LPHA includes a diagnosis of mental illness that is listed on Axis I in the DSM-IV-TR or ICD-9 or subsequent revisions.
(2) The written recommendation by the LPHA includes a description of the functional impairment resulting from the mental illness as required under subsection (a)(3).
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