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36-425.06; Version 1 - Secure behavioral health residential facilities; license; annual report; definition
36-425.06. Secure behavioral health residential facilities; license; annual report; definition
(L22, Ch. 352, sec. 8. Eff. 1/1/24)
A. The department shall license secure behavioral health residential facilities to provide secure twenty-four-hour on-site supportive treatment and supervision by staff with behavioral health training for persons who have been determined to be seriously mentally ill, who are chronically resistant to treatment for a mental disorder and who are placed in the facility pursuant to a court order issued pursuant to section 36-550.09 or who have been committed pursuant to a court order issued pursuant to section 13-4521. A secure behavioral health residential facility may provide services only to persons placed in or committed to the facility pursuant to a court order issued pursuant to section 36-550.09 or 13-4521 and may not provide services to any other persons on that facility's premises. A secure behavioral health residential facility may not have more than sixteen beds.
B. On or before September 1 of each year, the director of the Arizona health care cost containment system administration shall submit a report to the governor, the legislature and the supreme court that includes all of the following information:
1. An accounting of where the monies appropriated to the Arizona health care cost containment system administration for secure behavioral health residential facilities were used during the previous year.
2. The number of available beds in each secure behavioral health residential facility.
C. For the purposes of this section, "secure" means premises that limit a patient's egress in the least restrictive manner consistent with the patient's court-ordered treatment plan.