(1) Except as provided for in paragraph (2), an outpatient psychiatric clinic shall
have a psychiatrist on site for two hours of psychiatric time per week for each full-time
equivalent treatment staff member.
(2) Fifty percent of the required on-site psychiatric time under paragraph (1) may
be provided by:
(i) An advanced practice professional.
(ii) A psychiatrist off-site by the use of interactive audio and video using technology
that conforms to industrywide compressed audio-video communication and protects confidentiality
under Federal and State law in accordance with department-issued guidelines. Interactive audio without video, electronic mail message or facsimile transmission
may not be used to meet the requirement under paragraph (1).
(iii) A combination of subparagraphs (i) and (ii).
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