"Application for Certification of Intermediate Duration Acute Care Beds" - Connecticut

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STATE OF CONNECTICUT
DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES
A Healthcare Service Agency
DANNEL P. MALLOY
PATRICIA A. REHMER, MSN
GOVERNOR
COMMISSIONER
CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH
AND ADDICTION SERVICES (DMHAS)
Application for Certification of Intermediate Duration Acute Care Beds
Please complete this pre-application and, along with the original and three (3) copies, forward to
:
DMHAS the following documents
Completed Certification Application signed by authorized official (original signature required)
Copies of all applicable state licenses
Copy of current medical malpractice, comprehensive professional, general and/or umbrella
liability insurance certificates that identifies the limits of liability and policy period. Except as
provided by state law, Hospital shall maintain professional liability insurance coverage of at
least three million dollars ($3,000,000) per occurrence and ten million dollars ($10,000,000)
in aggregate.
Joint Commission (formerly known as the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare
Organizations (JCAHO) accreditation letter
Certification(s)
Medicaid
Medicare
Other
This Application and other required documents should be mailed to:
Managed Services Division
CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
th
410 Capitol Avenue - 4
Floor
Hartford, CT 06134
(AC 860) 418-7000
410 Capitol Avenue, P.O. Box 341431, Hartford, Connecticut 06134
www.dmhas.state.ct.us
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Application for Certification of Intermediate Duration Acute Care Beds
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STATE OF CONNECTICUT
DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES
A Healthcare Service Agency
DANNEL P. MALLOY
PATRICIA A. REHMER, MSN
GOVERNOR
COMMISSIONER
CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH
AND ADDICTION SERVICES (DMHAS)
Application for Certification of Intermediate Duration Acute Care Beds
Please complete this pre-application and, along with the original and three (3) copies, forward to
:
DMHAS the following documents
Completed Certification Application signed by authorized official (original signature required)
Copies of all applicable state licenses
Copy of current medical malpractice, comprehensive professional, general and/or umbrella
liability insurance certificates that identifies the limits of liability and policy period. Except as
provided by state law, Hospital shall maintain professional liability insurance coverage of at
least three million dollars ($3,000,000) per occurrence and ten million dollars ($10,000,000)
in aggregate.
Joint Commission (formerly known as the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare
Organizations (JCAHO) accreditation letter
Certification(s)
Medicaid
Medicare
Other
This Application and other required documents should be mailed to:
Managed Services Division
CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
th
410 Capitol Avenue - 4
Floor
Hartford, CT 06134
(AC 860) 418-7000
410 Capitol Avenue, P.O. Box 341431, Hartford, Connecticut 06134
www.dmhas.state.ct.us
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Application for Certification of Intermediate Duration Acute Care Beds
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S ection 1: GENERAL INFORMATION
Hospital Name:
DBA (if applicable)
Primary Mailing Address:
City, State Zip
Phone Number (
)
Authorized Official and Signature
Phone: (
)
Fax: (
)
Chief Executive Officer:
E-Mail:
Date:
Signature:
Additional Points of Contact
Phone: (
)
Chief of Psychiatry:
Fax: (
)
E-Mail:
Phone: (
)
Certification Contact:
Fax: (
)
E-Mail:
Phone: (
)
Person Completing this Pre-Application and Title:
Fax: (
)
E-Mail:
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INSURANCE INFORMATION
Malpractice/Professional Liability*
Name of Carrier
Occurrence
Aggregate
Effective Date
Expiration Date
* Provide documentation of proof of coverage.
General Liability**
Name of Carrier
Effective Date
Expiration Date
** Provide documentation of proof of coverage.
CLAIMS HISTORY
Please complete this section in its entirety. If a question does not apply to your facility, you may check Not
Yes
N
N/
o
A
Applicable (N/A).
Has the hospital's state license/certification ever been revoked, suspended, or limited?
Is there action pending to revoke, suspend or limit the hospital's license/certification?
Has the hospital ever had its Joint Commission accreditation revoked, suspended, or limited?
Is there action pending to revoke, suspend, or limit the hospital’s Joint Commission accreditation?
Has the hospital ever had any OTHER certification/accreditation revoked, suspended or limited?
Is there action pending to revoke, suspend, or limit the hospital's OTHER
certification/accreditation?
Has the hospital ever had any sanctions imposed by Medicare and/or Medicaid?
Has the hospital ever been denied professional liability insurance or has its insurance ever been
canceled or denied renewal?
Has the hospital ever been a defendant in any lawsuit in regard to the practice of mental health or
substance abuse treatment where there has been an award or payment of $50,000 or more?
Has the hospital had any malpractice claims in regard to the practice of mental health or substance
abuse treatment where there has been an award or payment of $50,000 or more?
Note: If you have answered yes to any of the above questions, please provide the current status and details on a separate
sheet of paper. Please include the following: description of incident, including correspondence with state licensing boards,
and/or a detailed description of any litigation, including settlements, court awards, etc. Please feel free to include a personal
summary of the events; however, your pre-application cannot be processed without the necessary official documentation.
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Section 2: CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
1.
A description of the location of proposed intermediate duration acute care beds, including the
exact number of beds (minimum of four (4) beds and not to exceed sixteen (16) beds) and an
attached floor plan, demonstrating that the beds are located within a distinct unit;
2.
Documentation of experience in providing intermediate duration acute psychiatric care;
3.
Demonstrate ability to provide intermediate duration acute psychiatric care on a distinct unit that
is designated for the provision of this specific level of care;
4.
Demonstrate ability to employ or contract with the following specialized staff that hold the required
license, certification, or registration issued by the State of Connecticut:
a.
A medical director
b.
A board-certified or board-eligible psychiatrist
c.
A neurologist
d.
A psychologist
e.
Social workers
f.
Rehabilitation workers and (Occupational Therapist Registered OTR)/Certified
Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
g.
A physician on site 24 hours per day, seven (7) days per week
h.
Registered nurses on site 24 hours per day, seven (7) days per week
Include documentation of staff credentials, licenses, competencies, and languages spoken and
qualifications to meet specialized needs of individuals needing Intermediate Psychiatric Care;
5.
Describe proposed staff to client ratio;
6.
Provide a detailed table of organization;
7.
A description of the psychiatric rehabilitation services that will be provided, especially those that
will enhance the independent living skills and illness management skills of the individuals
receiving intermediate duration acute psychiatric care;
8.
Demonstrate that there is a need for the proposed intermediate duration acute care beds and
describe how they will enhance statewide access and complement distribution of existing
services and resources;
9.
Demonstrate ability to collaborate with multiple Local Mental Health Authorities (LMHAs) on a
continued/on-going basis. Demonstrate a willingness to receive approval from the LMHA for each
admission and to process the success and difficulties of community living prior to this admission;
10.
Provide example of current policies specific to the care and management of individuals with
persistent instability;
11.
Provide examples of staff training topics addressing the care and management of individuals with
persistent instability;
12.
Provide an example of current specialized training procedure for clinical, support, and discharge
planning staff that prepares them for the challenges presented by individuals who require
intermediate duration acute psychiatric care and demonstrate ;
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13.
Provide a copy of current medical malpractice, comprehensive professional, general and/or
umbrella liability insurance certificates that identify the limits of liability and policy period. Except
as provided by state law, Hospital shall maintain professional liability insurance coverage of at
least three million dollars ($3,000,000) per occurrence and ten million dollars ($10,000,000) in
aggregate;
14.
Demonstrate that Joint Commission-accreditation and Centers for Medicaid and Medicare
Services approval is maintained;
15.
Provide a copy of state-required facility license(s);
16.
Demonstrate ability to provide intermediate duration acute psychiatric care;
17.
Demonstrate ability to conduct an admission 24 hours per day, seven (7) days per week;
18.
Demonstrate ability to perform a diagnostic evaluation, including a screening for a co-occurring
substance use disorder, a bio-psychosocial assessment, a functional assessment and a risk
assessment;
19.
Demonstrate ability to obtain a medical history and physical examination upon each admission;
20.
Demonstrate ability to perform a medication evaluation and monitoring, including the ability to do
laboratory testing as needed;
21.
Demonstrate ability to perform medical management and monitoring of coexisting medical
problems, except that life support systems or a full array of medical services are not required;
22.
Demonstrate ability to perform appropriate observation and precautions for individuals who may
be suicidal;
23.
Demonstrate ability to develop a recovery plan with each individual;
24.
Demonstrate ability to provide individual and group therapy and, when indicated family therapy;
25.
Demonstrate ability to provide rehabilitative social and recreational therapies, with emphasis on
psychiatric rehabilitation techniques and training; and
26.
Demonstrate ability to provide discharge planning that begins upon admission to an intermediate
duration acute care bed and includes involvement of the LMHA to ensure the continuation of
appropriate treatment and recovery support services or non-clinical services necessary to support
stable functioning in the community.
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