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253C.01 REPORTING BY RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT PROGRAMS REQUIRED.
    Subdivision 1. Definition. As used in this section, "residential program" means (1) a
hospital-based primary treatment program that provides residential treatment to minors with
emotional disturbance as defined by the Comprehensive Children's Mental Health Act in sections
245.487 to 245.4889, or (2) a facility licensed by the state under Minnesota Rules, parts
9545.0900 to 9545.1090, to provide services to minors on a 24-hour basis.
    Subd. 2. Information required. Beginning June 1, 1986, each residential program shall
collect the information listed in this subdivision. Each residential program shall provide the
required information annually on a date to be determined by the commissioner of human services.
All residential programs shall report to the commissioner of human services. The summary
reports on each program are public data and must contain at least the following information
for the period covered by the report:
(1) number of minors admitted to the program;
(2) number of minors discharged from the program;
(3) number of minors served during the reporting period;
(4) number of minors who remained in residence for less than 30 days;
(5) number of minors who remained in residence for between 30 and 60 days;
(6) number of minors who remained in residence for more than 60 days;
(7) average length of stay of minors in the program;
(8) number of minors who have received psychotropic medications as part of treatment
in the program;
(9) age, race, and sex of each minor admitted to the program;
(10) number of minors admitted who have previously had residential treatment;
(11) number of minors discharged who are on private pay or third-party reimbursement
payment and number who are receiving government funds for treatment;
(12) the county of residence of discharged minors;
(13) number of admitted minors whose admission is court-ordered; and
(14) number of beds on a locked unit and number of beds on an unlocked unit.
    Subd. 3. Release and summary of data. The reporting requirement of this section must
not release individual names of minors or other identifying information. The commissioner of
health and the commissioner of human services shall make the reports available to interested
persons upon request.
History: 1986 c 326 s 7; 1991 c 292 art 6 s 43,44; 1Sp2003 c 14 art 11 s 11; 2007 c 147
art 8 s 38