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Involuntary commitmentIndividualized discharge plan.

When a person has been involuntarily committed for treatment to a hospital for a period of ninety or one hundred eighty days, and the superintendent or professional person in charge of the hospital determines that the person no longer requires active psychiatric treatment at an inpatient level of care, the behavioral health administrative services organization, managed care organization, or agency providing oversight of long-term care or developmental disability services that is responsible for resource management services for the person must work with the hospital to develop an individualized discharge plan and arrange for a transition to the community in accordance with the person's individualized discharge plan within fourteen days of the determination.


Effective date2019 c 325: See note following RCW 71.24.011.
Effective date2016 sp.s. c 37 § 15: "Section 15 of this act takes effect July 1, 2018." [ 2016 sp.s. c 37 § 16.]
Effective date2014 c 225 § 85: "Section 85 of this act takes effect July 1, 2018." [ 2014 c 225 § 113.]
Effective date2013 c 338 § 4: "Section 4 of this act takes effect July 1, 2018." [ 2013 c 338 § 8.]
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