N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law Section 30.04
Qualifying criteria


In order to qualify for state identification as a comprehensive care center for eating disorders pursuant to this article, applicants must demonstrate to the commissioner’s satisfaction that, at a minimum:


The applicant can provide a continuum of care tailored to the specialized needs of individuals with eating disorders, with such continuum including at least the following levels of care:


Individual health, psychosocial and case management services, in both noninstitutional and institutional settings, from licensed and certified practitioners with demonstrated experience and expertise in providing services to individuals with eating disorders;


Medical/surgical, psychiatric and rehabilitation care in a general hospital or a hospital licensed under this chapter; provided that, whenever practicable and appropriate, the service setting for any such care shall be oriented to the specific needs, treatment and recovery of persons with eating disorders;


Residential care and services in a residential health care facility licensed under article twenty-eight of the public health law, or a facility licensed under article 31 (Regulation and Quality Control of Services For the Mentally Disabled)article thirty-one of this chapter which will provide a program of care and service setting that is specifically oriented to the needs of individuals with eating disorders;


The care of individuals will be managed and coordinated at each level and throughout the continuum of care;


The applicant is able to conduct activities for community education, prevention, information/referral and research; and


The applicant meets such additional criteria as are established by the commissioner.


Eligible applicants shall include but are not limited to providers licensed under article twenty-eight of the public health law or article thirty-one of this chapter or health or mental health practitioners licensed under title eight of the education law.


The commissioner shall seek the recommendation of the commissioner of health prior to identifying an applicant as a comprehensive care center under this article.

Source: Section 30.04 — Qualifying criteria, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/MHY/30.­04 (updated Apr. 17, 2020; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

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Apr. 17, 2020

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