N.J. Admin. Code § 10:52A-4.12 - Discharge planning for APH and PH

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

(a) A discharge plan shall be initiated by the interdisciplinary treatment team, with beneficiary participation, at the time of admission and shall be updated with the Individualized Recovery Plan.
(b) The discharge plan shall consist of relevant, measurable goals and objectives to assist the beneficiary in accomplishing his or her discharge plan.
(c) The discharge plan shall be implemented when the beneficiary's functioning or symptomatology has improved as evidenced by scores on the Global Assessment of Functioning Scale.
(d) The discharge plan shall be implemented when the beneficiary meets the criteria for, has need for, or could benefit from, more or less intensive level of service or has achieved significant accomplishment of established goals and objectives.
(e) A discharge summary shall be written within 10 days of the beneficiary's discharge, termination or transfer from the program and shall be maintained thereafter in the beneficiary's record. The summary shall include, but need not be limited to, the following:
1. The beneficiary's presenting problem;
2. The beneficiary's admission date and date of termination from the program;
3. The course of treatment and the beneficiary's responses;
4. The reason for termination; and
5. The beneficiary's current medications.
(f) The discharge planner shall send a copy of the discharge plan to all identified receiving providers.

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