(1) Qualified providers and acute care hospitals may request access to the system for an alternative to out-of-state placement by supplying an OM300 form which can be obtained by contacting the Department of Public Health and Human Services, Developmental Services Division, Children's Mental Health Bureau, 111 N. Sanders, P.O. Box 4210, Helena, MT 59604-4210.

(2) Department-approved acute care hospitals and the department may place treatment plans on the department-approved data management system for review by qualified providers.

(3) Upon approval for access and according to the requirements of this subchapter a qualified provider may review the treatment plans on the department-approved data management system. The qualified provider must follow all applicable department rules, policies, and procedures when proposing a plan of care for providing services in-state for at-risk youth.

(4) All services that require prior authorization must be prior authorized in accordance with ARM 37.87.903.

History: 52-2-308, MCA; IMP, 52-2-310, 52-2-311, MCA; NEW, 2012 MAR p. 2192, Eff. 10/26/12.