2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 43A. Mental Health
§43A-3-323A. Mental Illness Service Program - Certification.

43A OK Stat § 43A-3-323A (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 “Mental Illness Service Program”.

B. Applications for certification as a mental illness service program 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 mental illness service programs 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 mental illness service programs as provided in Section 3-324 of Title 43A of the Oklahoma Statutes.

D. A certified mental illness service program 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 2011, c. 32, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2011.

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