OTP 13: Interim Maintenance Treatment
Interim maintenance treatment is provided to support individual functioning and to ensure continuity of care.
Interim maintenance treatment programs meet the same requirements and standards of care as comprehensive maintenance treatment programs.
NA The OTP does not offer interim maintenance treatment.
The program administrator or sponsor places a person in an interim maintenance treatment program:
- when the person cannot be placed in a comprehensive treatment program within 14 days of application;
- within a reasonable geographic area; and
- for a maximum of 120 days in any 12 month period.
The organization establishes criteria
for transferring individuals from interim maintenance to comprehensive maintenance treatment.
The organization notifies the state health officer when a person begins interim maintenance treatment, leaves interim maintenance treatment, or is transferred to comprehensive maintenance treatment.
In interim maintenance treatment programs:
- medication is administered daily under observation;
- take-home medication is not permitted;
- an initial and periodic service plan is not required;
- each service recipient is not assigned a primary counselor; and
- rehabilitative, educational, and other counseling services are not required.