• Date Due: November 01, 2020
  • Author: Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
  • Enabling Authority: Chapter 367 Enactment Clause 1. (Regular Session, 2020)
  • Description:
    Report of the findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the work group convened: (i) to evaluate the role of the acute psychiatric bed registry (the registry) in collecting and disseminating information about the availability of acute psychiatric beds in the Commonwealth and collecting data and information to ensure adequate oversight of the process by which individuals are referred for acute psychiatric services, the structure of the registry, and the types of data required to be reported to the registry, and (ii) to make recommendations for statutory, budgetary, or other actions necessary to redefine the purpose of the registry and improve its structure and effectiveness. [Reporting requirements of Chapter 235, Enactment Clause 1., of the 2020 Acts of Assembly, are identical.]