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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 35. Department of Behavioral Health And Developmental Services
Chapter 105. Rules and Regulations for Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

12VAC35-105-1490. Medically monitored intensive inpatient services Level of care 3.7 program criteria.

A medically monitored intensive inpatient treatment program shall meet the following programmatic requirements. The program shall:

1. Be made available to all individuals within the inpatient setting;

2. Provide a combination of individual and group therapy as deemed appropriate by a credentialed addiction treatment professional and included in an assessment and treatment plan. Such therapy shall be adapted to the individual's level of comprehension;

3. Make available medical and nursing services onsite to provide ongoing assessment and care of addiction needs;

4. Provide direct affiliations with other easily accessible levels of care or close coordination through referral to more or less intensive levels of care and other services;

5. Provide family and caregiver treatment services as deemed appropriate by a credentialed addiction treatment professional and included in an assessment and treatment plan;

6. Provide educational and informational programming adapted to individual needs. The educational and informational programming shall include materials designed to enhance the individual's understanding of addiction and may include peer recovery support services as appropriate;

7. Utilize random drug screening to monitor drug use and reinforce treatment gains;

8. Regularly monitor the individual's adherence in taking any prescribed medications; and

9. Comply with 12VAC35-105-1055 through 12VAC35-105-1130.

Statutory Authority

§§ 37.2-302 and 37.2-400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 39, Issue 11, eff. February 17, 2023.

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