N.J. Admin. Code § 10:37-5.56 - Funding requirements

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) State-funded IPU programs must house the unit in a facility licensed by the Department of Health and/or approved by the Department of Human Services.
(b) IPU programs shall be eligible for public mental health funding as part of a formal continuum of services, demonstrated by affiliation agreements approved by the Division and the County Mental Health Board.
(c) Any agency receiving Capital Improvement Program (Bond Issue) funds for renovation and/or construction of an IPU Program shall serve involuntary, as well as voluntary, clients as stipulated in N.J.A.C. 10:37-5.18(c) and (d).
1. Programs receiving Capital Improvement Program funds for renovation or construction of an IPU or 24-hour supervised treatment home for children must serve both voluntary and involuntary clients as authorized by law.
(d) State-funded IPUs shall operate at an 85 percent utilization rate until such time that there are no voluntary commitments from a Service Area to a county or State psychiatric hospital. Through a formal affiliation agreement, between the public psychiatric hospital(s) and the State-funded local IPU, no voluntary admissions should be accepted to the public psychiatric hospital, if there are vacant, local IPU beds in a client's Service Area.


N.J. Admin. Code § 10:37-5.56

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