7200.4740 Termination Of Services


Published: 2015

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7200.4740 TERMINATION OF SERVICES.


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Subpart 1.

Right to terminate services.

Either the provider or client may terminate professional services unless prohibited by law or court order.


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Subp. 2.

Mandatory termination of services.

The provider shall promptly terminate services to a client, except as otherwise provided by law or court order, whenever:

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A.

the provider's objectivity or effectiveness is impaired, unless a resolution can be achieved as permitted in part 7200.4810; or


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B.

the client is unlikely to benefit from continued professional services by the provider.



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Subp. 3.

Notification of termination.

Whenever the provider initiates a termination of professional services, the provider shall promptly inform the client in a manner that minimizes harm. This requirement shall not apply when the termination is due to the successful completion of a predefined service such as an assessment or time-limited therapy.


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Subp. 4.

Recommendation upon termination.

Upon the termination of psychological services, the provider shall:

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offer to make a recommendation to the client for appropriate mental health services whenever the provider believes they are needed by the client; or


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B.

provide such a recommendation upon the request of the client.



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Subp. 5.

Exception to required recommendation.

The requirements of subpart 4 shall not apply whenever an assessment of an individual for a third party is conducted in which a recommendation for mental health services is not part of the requested service.