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WAC 182-538C-230

Covered substance use disorder detoxification services.

(1) Chemical dependency detoxification services are provided to an individual to assist in the process of withdrawal from psychoactive substances in a safe and effective manner.
(2) A facility providing detoxification services to an individual must:
(a) Be a facility licensed by the department of health under one of the following:
(i) Chapter 246-320 WAC;
(ii) Chapter 246-322 WAC;
(iii) Chapter 246-324 WAC; or
(iv) Chapter 246-337 WAC.
(b) Be licensed by the department of social and health services as a behavioral health agency;
(c) Meet the applicable behavioral health agency licensure, certification, administration, personnel, clinical requirements, and behavioral health services administrative requirements; and
(d) Have policies and procedures to support and implement the applicable requirements in WAC 388-877B-0110 through 388-877B-0130.
(3) A BH-ASO or its subcontractor agency must:
(a) Provide counseling to each individual that addresses the individual's:
(i) Chemical dependency and motivation; and
(ii) Continuing care needs and need for referral to other services.
(b) Maintain a list of resources and referral options that can be used by staff members to refer an individual to appropriate services.
(c) Post any rules and responsibilities for individuals receiving treatment, including information on potential use of increased motivation interventions or sanctions, in a public place in the facility.
(d) Provide tuberculosis screenings to individuals for the prevention and control of tuberculosis.
(e) Provide HIV/AIDS information and include a brief risk intervention and referral as indicated.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160. WSR 16-05-051, ยง 182-538C-230, filed 2/11/16, effective 4/1/16.]
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