37.106.1701    SCOPE

(1) A behavioral health inpatient facility (BHIF) is intended to provide secured inpatient psychiatric treatment for up to 16 persons, 18 years of age or older, involuntarily committed or detained, or to persons seeking treatment voluntarily. While a BHIF is defined at 53-21-102, MCA, as a mental health facility, a BHIF shall be subject to all health care facility/service standards found at Title 50, chapter 5, parts 1 and 2, MCA, in order to be licensed.

History: 50-5-103, 53-21-194, MCA; IMP, 50-5-103, 53-21-101, 53-21-194, MCA; NEW, 2009 MAR p. 1801, Eff. 10/16/09.