2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 43A. Mental Health
§43A-3-306.1. Certification as community mental health center.

43A OK Stat § 43A-3-306.1 (2015) What's This?

A. The Board of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services shall promulgate rules and standards for certification of a facility or organization that desires to be certified as a community mental health center. No community mental health center shall operate or continue to operate unless the facility complies with the rules and standards promulgated by the Board and is certified as required by this section.

B. Applications for certification as a community mental health center shall be made to the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services on prescribed forms. The Board, or the Commissioner of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services upon delegation by the Board, may certify the community mental health centers for a period of three (3) years subject to renewal as provided in the rules promulgated by the Board.

C. The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is authorized to establish and collect certification and renewal fees for certification of community mental health centers as provided in Section 3-324 of this title.

D. Certified community mental health centers shall comply with standards adopted by the Board. Such standards shall be in compliance with:

1. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations;

2. The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities; or

3. Approved medical and professional standards as determined by the Board.

E. Failure to comply with rules and standards promulgated by the Board shall be grounds for revocation, suspension or nonrenewal of certification.

Added by Laws 2002, c. 488, § 14, eff. Nov. 1, 2002. Amended by Laws 2006, c. 97, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2006; Laws 2007, c. 130, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2007; Laws 2010, c. 287, § 12, eff. Nov. 1, 2010.

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