433A.Sec. 8 - NEW

433A.Sec. 8. NEW

1. Not later than 48 hours after receiving an application for the emergency admission of a person alleged to be a person in a mental health crisis pursuant to NRS 433A.160, the director of a public or private mental health facility or hospital or his or her designee must submit to the Division in the form prescribed by the Division:

(a) The date and time on which the application was initiated;

(b) The date and time that the person arrived at the public or private mental health facility or hospital;

(c) The manner in which the person arrived at or was transported to the public or private mental health facility or hospital;

(d) Any known source of payment for services provided to the person; and

(e) The gender and age of the person.

2. Not later than 48 hours after discharging a person who has been admitted to a public or private mental health facility or hospital on an emergency admission or 48 hours after the expiration of the period prescribed by subsection 2 of NRS 433A.150, whichever is sooner, the director of the public or private mental health facility or hospital or his or her designee shall submit to the Division in the form prescribed by the Division:

(a) The date and time of the discharge, if applicable;

(b) The final disposition of the application for emergency admission;

(c) Any public or private mental health facility or hospital to which the person was referred, the date and time of the referral, whether the referral was accepted or denied and, if the referral was denied, the reason for the denial;

(d) The final disposition of the emergency admission; and

(e) If applicable, the information described in subsection 3.

3. If a petition for the involuntary court-ordered admission of the person is filed pursuant to NRS 433A.200, the information submitted pursuant to subsection 2 must include, without limitation:

(a) The date and time on which the petition was filed and the determination of the court concerning the petition;

(b) If the petition is denied, whether the admission was converted to voluntary status after the denial; and

(c) If the petition is denied and a new application for the emergency admission of the person based on new evidence is filed within 24 hours after the denial, the date and time of the new application and a description of the new evidence.

4. For each calendar quarter, the director of a public or private mental health facility shall submit to each regional behavioral health policy board created by NRS 433.429 a summary of data concerning admissions to the public or private mental health facility which includes, without limitation:

(a) The number of voluntary admissions to the public or private mental health facility during the quarter; and

(b) The combined number of emergency admissions and involuntary court-ordered admissions to the public or private mental health facility during the quarter.

5. As used in this section, "director" means:

(a) The administrative officer of a division facility; or

(b) The person in charge of the provision of care to patients at any other public or private mental health facility or hospital.

Added to NAC by R011-20A, eff. 8-26-2020

NRS 433.324, 433A.713, 439.200

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