405 IAC 5-20-4 - Individually developed plan of care

Current through March 30, 2022

Authority: IC 12-15-1-10; IC 12-15-21-2; IC 12-15-21-3

Affected: IC 12-13-7-3; IC 12-15

Sec. 4.

(a) Each Medicaid eligible member admitted to a psychiatric hospital or PRTF must have an individually developed plan of care. In the case of a person between twenty-two (22) and sixty-five (65) years of age in a psychiatric hospital of sixteen (16) beds or less or a person sixty-five (65) years of age and over, the plan of care must be developed by the attending or staff physician. For a person under twenty-one (21) years of age, the plan of care must be developed by the physician and interdisciplinary team. In all cases, the plans of care must be developed not later than fourteen (14) days after admission. For a member who becomes eligible for Medicaid after admission to a facility, the plan of care must be prepared to cover all periods for which Medicaid coverage is claimed and as follows:
(1) The individual plan of care for a member between twenty-two (22) and sixty-five (65) years of age in a psychiatric hospital of sixteen (16) beds or less and for a member sixty-five (65) years of age and over shall set forth treatment objectives and prescribe an integrated program of appropriate therapies, activities, and experiences designed to meet these objectives. The plan shall be based upon a diagnostic evaluation that includes examination of the medical, psychological, social, and behavioral aspects of the member's situation. It shall include, at an appropriate time, a postdischarge plan and plan for coordination of inpatient services with partial discharge plans and appropriate related services in the member's community to ensure continuity of care when returned to the member's family and community upon discharge. The plan of care shall be reviewed and updated at least every ninety (90) days by the member's attending or staff physician for determinations that the services provided were and are required on an inpatient basis and for recommendations as to necessary adjustments in the plan as indicated by the member's overall adjustment as an inpatient. The quarterly plan of care must be in writing and made a part of the member's record.
(2) The individual plan of care for a member under twenty-one (21) years of age shall comply with the requirements as set forth in 42 CFR 441.155. Additionally The periodic update of the plan of care must be in writing and made a part of the member's record. Recertification is required at least every sixty (60) days. Initial evaluative examinations are exempt from prior authorization.
(b) The interdisciplinary team required to develop the plan of care for an individual under twenty-one (21) years of age shall include at least one (1) of the persons identified in subdivisions (1) through (3) and one (1) of the persons identified in subdivision (4) as follows:
(1) A board certified or eligible psychiatrist.
(2) A psychologist endorsed as a health service provider in psychology (HSPP) and a physician licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy.
(3) A physician licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy with specialized training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of mental diseases and a psychologist endorsed as an HSPP or a licensed psychologist.
(4) One (1) of the following (deemed to be other professionals qualified to make determinations as to mental health conditions and treatments thereof):
(A) A licensed, clinical social worker, a licensed marital and family therapist, a licensed mental health counselor, or a person holding a master's degree in social work, marital and family therapy, or mental health counseling.
(B) An advanced practice nurse or a registered nurse who has specialized training or one (1) year experience in treating the mentally ill.
(C) An occupational therapist registered with the National Association of Occupational Therapists and who has specialized training or one (1) year of experience in treating the mentally ill.
(D) A psychologist endorsed as an HSPP or a licensed psychologist.

Notes

405 IAC 5-20-4
Office of the Secretary of Family and Social Services; 405 IAC 5-20-4; filed Jul 25, 1997, 4:00 p. m.: 20 IR 3334; filed Sep 27, 1999, 8:55 a.m.: 23 IR 314; readopted filed Jun 27, 2001, 9:40 a.m.: 24 IR 3822; filed Mar 22, 2004, 3:15 p.m.: 27 IR 2477; readopted filed Sep 19, 2007, 12:16p.m.: 20071010-IR-405070311RFA; readopted filed Oct 28, 2013, 3:18 p.m.: 20131127-IR-405130241RFA Filed 8/1/2016, 3:44 p.m.: 20160831-IR-405150418FRA Errata filed 11/1/2016, 9:36 a.m.: 20161109-IR-405160493ACA

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