Utah Code Title 62A. Utah Human Services Code § 62A-15-618. Designated examiners
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(1) A designated examiner shall consider a proposed patient's mental health history when evaluating a proposed patient.
(2) A designated examiner may request a court order to obtain a proposed patient's mental health records if a proposed patient refuses to share this information with the designated examiner.
(3) A designated examiner, when evaluating a proposed patient for civil commitment, shall consider whether:
(a) a proposed patient has been under a court order for assisted outpatient treatment;
(b) the proposed patient complied with the terms of the assisted outpatient treatment order, if any; and
(c) whether assisted outpatient treatment is sufficient to meet the proposed patient's needs.
(4) A designated examiner shall be allowed a reasonable fee by the county legislative body of the county in which the proposed patient resides or is found, unless the designated examiner is otherwise paid.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Utah Code Title 62A. Utah Human Services Code § 62A-15-618. Designated examiners - last updated May 05, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ut/title-62a-utah-human-services-code/ut-code-sect-62a-15-618/
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