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10.47.01.00.htm 10.47.01.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 47 ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE ADMINISTRATION Chapter 01 Requirements Authority: Health-General Article, §8-401―8-405 and 19-308, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.47.01.01.htm 10.47.01.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter sets forth the requirements for certification of drug and alcohol treatment programs..
10.47.01.02.htm 10.47.01.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this subtitle, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Addiction Severity Index" means a standardized method for the assessment of adults regarding addictions severity and patient need.2) "Administration" means the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administration within the Maryland Department of Health.3) "Administrator" means the program director of an alcohol or drug abuse facility or a health care facility.
10.47.01.03.htm 10.47.01.03. 03 Governance.. A. The program shall:. 1) Have a governing body legally responsible for overseeing the management and operation of the program and for ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations by:a) Approving the program's:. i) Mission;. ii) Goals;. iii) Policies and procedures;. iv) Budget; and. v) Program service plan;. b) Adopting written bylaws;. c) Overseeing the operation of the program, according to the stated purposes of the program;. d) Ensuring proper manage
10.47.01.04.htm 10.47.01.04. 04 Clinical Requirements.. A. Admission. The program:. 1) Shall upon request for admission:. a) Establish an interview date that falls within 10 working days of the individual's initial contact;b) Refer or recommend another program to the individual; or. c) Place the individual on a waiting list;. 2) Shall have a detailed description of patient placement criteria for admission to the program, including:a) Eligibility criteria, using guidelines such as the American Society of A
10.47.01.05.htm 10.47.01.05. 05 Environmental Requirements.. A. Life Safety Requirements. A program shall:. 1) Have a facility free from fire hazards and have:. a) Adequate smoke detectors;. b) Working and updated fire extinguishers;. c) A written fire evacuation plan; and. d) A current fire inspection certification;. 2) Comply with applicable federal, State, and local sanitation, building, fire codes, and zoning req3) Maintain documentation of legally required periodic evacuation drills, if applicable; and.
10.47.01.06.htm 10.47.01.06. 06 Staff Requirements.. A. Administrator.. 1) A program shall have an administrator.. 2) Qualifications. The administrator shall:. a) Possess a working knowledge of all applicable State and federal laws;. b) Possess a working knowledge of program management skills;. c) Be employed as an administrator before October 1, 2002; or. d) Have at a minimum:. i) A bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution; and. ii) At least 5 years of documented experience in h
10.47.01.07.htm 10.47.01.07. 07 Patient Rights and Grievance Procedures.. A. Patient Rights.. 1) A program shall:. a) Treat each patient with consideration, respect, and full recognition of the patient's human dignity and individuality;b) Provide treatment, care, and services that are adequate, appropriate, and in compliance with relevant State, local, and federal laws and regulations;c) Prevent physical or mental abuse by the program staff;. d) Provide an atmosphere free from discrimination;.
10.47.01.08.htm 10.47.01.08. 08 Records.. A. Program Records.. 1) A program shall either manually or electronically maintain a record for each patient that includes, but is not limited to:a) A patient identifier, which may be a name, number, or an identifying code;. b) Intake information, including the patient's name, date of admission, summary of medical examinations, allergies to medication, and laboratory reports;c) Assessments, individualized treatment plans, progress notes, and consent
10.47.01.08-1.htm 10.47.01.08-1. 08-1 Outcome Evaluation.. A. The Administration shall annually evaluate all publicly funded substance abuse treatment programs certified under this subtitle, using federal outcomes measures or other subsequently adopted federal standards, to determine the extent that individuals who have received treatment under these programs have:1) Been successfully retained in the treatment program;. 2) Been successfully discharged from the treatment program;. 3) Reduced their substance use;.
10.47.01.09.htm 10.47.01.09. 09 Referral Agreements and Program Cooperation.. A. A program shall coordinate patient care with other community service providers to ensure that the widest range of appropriate services are available to patients.B. Referral Agreements.. 1) A program shall establish referral agreements with other human service agencies as required by COMAR 10.47.02.2) The program shall make the referral agreements available to the Administration for review.. 3) A program shall have r
10.47.01.9999.htm 10.47.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date: April 8, 1985 (12:7 Md. R. 703). Regulations .26H, .30L, and .31K amended effective June 17, 1985 (12:12 Md. R. 1165) ―. Regulations .01―33, Certification of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse Facilities, repealed and new Regulations .01―09, Requirements, adopted effective June 10, 2002 (29:11 Md. R. 882)Regulation .02B amended as an emergency provision effective April 1, 2008 (35:9 Md. R. 894) amended permanently effective May
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