100.020D Emergency Psychiatric Transfers


100.020Emergency Psychiatric Transfers: The Texas Medical Association will (1) study access to emergency psychiatric care including crisis stabilization programs, local public programs, local private programs, regional public programs, recommended program capacities, diversion of patients, impact of law enforcement transportation of patients, use of involuntary commitments, and payment sources; and (2) consider the formation of a Committee on Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Treatment and Access that will review current and future studies on access to services, advances in treatment and changes in payment sources/resource allocation, and to formulate recommendations for public policy to improve psychiatric treatment (Substitute Res. 409-A-05; deleted CM-EMST Rep. 2-A-16).

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October 07, 2016