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TITLE 28INSURANCE
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE
CHAPTER 3LIFE, ACCIDENT, AND HEALTH INSURANCE AND ANNUITIES
SUBCHAPTER HHSTANDARDS FOR REASONABLE COST CONTROL AND UTILIZATION REVIEW FOR CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY TREATMENT CENTERS
RULE §3.8018Recommended Length of Stay for Partial Hospitalization Services

For adult admissions, the recommended length of stay for partial hospitalization service is between 14 and 35 days, with utilization review points and treatment periods, depending on the condition of the patient, accompanied by the commencement of appropriate utilization review and discharge planning at the time of admission. For adolescent admissions, the recommended length of stay is between 14 and 60 days, with utilization review points and treatment periods, depending on the condition of the patient, accompanied by the commencement of appropriate utilization review and discharge planning at the time of admission. The utilization review points referred to in this section shall be based on criteria addressed in §3.8016 of this title (relating to Continued Stay Criteria for Partial Hospitalization Services).


Source Note: The provisions of this §3.8018 adopted to be effective August 28, 1991, 16 TexReg 4403.

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