37.106.2039 DISCHARGE PROCEDURES
(1) The facility shall develop and implement discharge and transfer criteria for discharging a client from the secured setting. At the end of the detention the facility must:
(a) discharge the patient;
(b) refer the patient to a licensed nonsecured inpatient stabilization program;
(c) refer the patient to outpatient treatment; or
(d) transfer the client to an appropriate level of acute in-patient treatment.
(2) The facility must ensure in-patient care is available through a critical access hospital or hospital transfer agreement for clients in need of an acute level of medical treatment.
History: 50-5-103, MCA; IMP, 50-5-201, 50-5-202, MCA; NEW, 2008 MAR p. 1993, Eff. 9/12/08.