2013 Iowa Code
TITLE VI HUMAN SERVICES
SUBTITLE 3 MENTAL HEALTH
CHAPTER 230A COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS
230A.111 Review and evaluation.


IA Code § 230A.111 (through 2013) What's This?

230A.111 Review and evaluation.

1. The review and evaluation of designated centers shall be performed through a formal accreditation review process as recommended by the division and approved by the commission. The accreditation process shall include all of the following:

a. Specific time intervals for full accreditation reviews based upon levels of accreditation.

b. Use of random or complaint-specific, on-site limited accreditation reviews in the interim between full accreditation reviews, as a quality review approach. The results of such reviews shall be presented to the commission.

c. Use of center accreditation self-assessment tools to gather data regarding quality of care and outcomes, whether used during full or limited reviews or at other times.

2. The accreditation process shall include but is not limited to addressing all of the following:

a. Measures to address centers that do not meet standards, including authority to revoke accreditation.

b. Measures to address noncompliant centers that do not develop a corrective action plan or fail to implement steps included in a corrective action plan accepted by the division.

c. Measures to appropriately recognize centers that successfully complete a corrective action plan.

d. Criteria to determine when a center s accreditation should be denied, revoked, suspended, or made provisional.

2011 Acts, ch 121, §21, 23

2011 enactment of this section takes effect July 1, 2012; 2011 Acts, ch 121, §23

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