10A NCAC 14C .2603       PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

(a)  An applicant proposing to add psychiatric beds in an existing facility shall not be approved unless the average occupancy over the six months immediately preceding the submittal of the application of the total number of licensed psychiatric beds within the facility in which the beds are to be operated was at least 75 percent.

(b)  An applicant proposing to establish new psychiatric beds shall not be approved unless occupancy is projected to be 75% for the total number of licensed psychiatric beds proposed to be operated in the facility no later than the fourth quarter of the second operating year following completion of the project.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E‑177(1); 131E-183;

Eff. November 1, 1996.