Promulgating Emergency regulations for Inpatient hospitals to report the admission source of any individuals meeting the criteria for voluntary or involuntary psychiatric commitment
Purpose of legislation
Inpatient hospitals shall report the admission source of any individuals meeting the criteria for voluntary or involuntary psychiatric commitment as outlined in §16.1-338, 16.1-339, 16.1-340.1, 16.1-345, 37.2-805, 37.2-809, or 37.2-904, Code of Virginia, to the Board of Health. The Board shall collect and share any and all data regarding the admission source of individuals admitted to inpatient hospitals as a psychiatric patient, pursuant to § 32.1-276.6, Code of Virginia, with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.
|Legislation mandating a change|
|Budget item mandating a change||Item 307 (2020)|
|VAC chapters to be amended||Not yet determined.|
|Associated Regulatory Actions||No regulatory action has been filed.|