N.J. Admin. Code § 10:37-5.62 - Length of stay

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

(a) An acute inpatient admission should only last as long as it is clinically and medically justified.
(b) If a client needs an IPU stay in excess of 30 days, his/her record shall clearly indicate the clinical and functional problems necessitating longer treatment in this setting and time-limited service objectives and interventions to address these problems and to help the client towards discharge to the community.
(c) Any transfers among one State-funded IPU and any other IPU shall be clinically appropriate and shall follow the established conditions set forth in the affiliation agreements cited in 10:37-5.55(a)2 and (b)1. Any transfers to a State Psychiatric Hospital shall also adhere to the State Hospitals' Admissions Policy.


N.J. Admin. Code § 10:37-5.62

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