10A NCAC 14C .0304       PSYCHIATRIC BED CONVERSIONS

If psychiatric beds are established pursuant to G.S. 131E-184(c), those beds shall remain psychiatric beds only as long as the contract required in G.S. 131E-184(c) remains in effect. If that contract is terminated, then the facility shall:

(1)           obtain a certificate of need to convert the psychiatric beds back to acute care beds prior to termination of the contract, or

(2)           terminate the provision of psychiatric services in the beds.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-177;

Eff. November 1, 1996.