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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 §3.8026Recommended Length of Stay for Outpatient Treatment Service

The recommended stay period for outpatient treatment services is up to 6 months, meeting at least one hour every two weeks based on the criteria in §3.8023 of this title (relating to Admission Criteria for Outpatient Treatment Service); with utilization review, based on the criteria in §3.8024 of this title (relating to Continued Stay Criteria for Outpatient Treatment Service), and recommended 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.


Source Note: The provisions of this §3.8026 adopted to be effective February 14, 1999, 24 TexReg 713

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