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Mental + Behavioral Health Regulatory Updates

News from Regulatory Organizations

Regulatory Websites

In today’s constantly changing regulatory environment, it’s important to access up-to-date information and resources to assist your organization and staff efforts to maintain ongoing regulatory compliance.  

To navigate these regulatory waters, at times, can be a daunting task.  Below, BHFC provides some of the more essential updates and industry links for regulatory issues relating to mental + behavioral health environment of care and facilities.

We want to remind you that these regulatory requirements are cited as minimal standards of care, especially for mental + behavioral health environments; we encourage the reader to refer to the Behavioral Health Design Guide, latest edition, discussing leading current practices, in the opinion of the authors. 

Regulatory Organizations

Click the buttons below to find a list of regulatory updates from each regulatory body.

COVID-19 Guidance & Resources

TJC - Coronavirus (Covid-19) Guidance and Resources page

For up-to-date information coronavirus precautions and treatment recommendations visit Coronavirus Information page of their website:

TJC -  Webinar on Behavioral Health Organizations Covid-19 Preparations
TJC -  Links to Other Resources


Note: On April 13, 2020 the CDC updated their guidance to include asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic transmission. Please refer to this guidance in addition to the resources listed here.

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