New Mexico Administrative Code
Title 7 - HEALTH
Chapter 32 - ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE
Part 8 - OPIOID TREATMENT PROGRAMS
Section 7.32.8.27 - PREPAREDNESS PLANNING

Universal Citation: 7 NM Admin Code 7.32.8.27

Current through Register Vol. 35, No. 6, March 26, 2024

A. The program sponsor shall ensure that the program has:

(1) a written plan to ensure uninterrupted dispensing of medication in the event of dispensing staff turnover; and

(2) a written agreement with at least one other provider for the provision of opioid treatment medication to program patients in the event that the program is unable to provide services;

(3) 24-hour telephone answering service or other method to reach the program at all times; and

(4) a list of all patients and the patients' dosage requirements available and accessible to program on-call staff members.

B. A program sponsor shall ensure that a written plan is developed and implemented for continuity of patient services if the program is voluntarily or involuntarily closed. Such planning shall include a disaster plan that addresses unforeseeable circumstances such as natural disaster or involuntary closure from any cause, and:

(1) includes steps for the orderly transfer of patients to other programs, individuals, or entities that provide opioid treatment;

(2) includes procedures for securing, maintaining, and transferring patient records according to federal and state law; and

(3) the plan is reviewed and updated, as appropriate, at least once every 12 months.

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