Standards of Care Applying to Transitional Care Facilities Provision of Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse Treatment
Compliance with State Licensing Rules and Regulations: Primary Care programs that provide treatment for chemical dependence/abuse and/or mental illness shall comply with state licensing rules and regulations as follows:
Chemical Dependency/Abuse Treatment Providers shall meet with standards and regulations contained in Amended Rule 10E-16 and shall obtain a license to operate the program according to definitions and classifications more specifically contained in Section 10E-16.009 F.A.C.
Providers Serving the Mentally Ill shall comply with Rule 10E-4.016 and shall obtain a license to operate the specific program or "level of care" as classified in Section 10E-4.016(4) F.A.C.
Providers Serving the Dually Diagnosed: Where the primary care provider aims to serve the dually diagnosed population, the disability that is primary addressed shall determine whether a substance abuse or mental health treatment license is the appropriate choice.
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