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PUBLIC LAW 94-000—MMMM. DD, 1975

PUBLIC LAW 94-63—JULY 29, 1975

89 STAT. 317

contain such information as the Secretary may require. Except as provided in paragraph (3), an application for a grant under section 203, 204, or 205 shall contain or be supported by assurances satis- Ante, pp. 312, 314, 316. factory to the Secretary that— "(A) the community mental health center for which the application is submitted will provide, in accordance with regulations of the Secretary (i) an overall plan and budget that meets the requirements of section 1861(z) of the Social Security Act, 42 USC 1395x, and (ii) an effective procedure for developing, compiling, evaluating, and reporting to the Secretary statistics and other information (which the Secretary shall publish and disseminate on a periodic basis and which the center shall disclose at least annually to the general public) relating to (I) the cost of the center's operation, ( II) the patterns of use of its services, ( III) the availability, accessibility, and acceptability of its services, (IV) the impact of its services upon the mental health of the residents of its catchment area, and (V) such other matters as the Secretary may require; " (B) such community mental health center will, in consultation Review. with the residents of its catchment area, review its program of services and the statistics and other information referred to in subparagraph (A) to assure that its services are responsive to the needs of the residents of the catchment area; "(C) to the extent practicable, such community mental health center will enter into cooperative arrangements with health maintenance organizations serving residents of the center's catchment area for the provision through the center of mental health services for the members of such organizations under which arrangements the charges to the health maintenance organizations for such services shall be not less than the actual costs to the center of providing such services; " (D) in the case of a community mental health center serving Limited Englisha population including a substantial proportion of individuals speaking of limited English-speaking ability, the center has (i) developed individuals. a plan and made arrangements responsive to the needs of such population for providing services to the extent practicable in the language and cultural context most ajppropriate to such individuals, and (ii) identified an individual on its staff' who is fluent in both that language and English and whose responsibilities shall include providing guidance to such individuals and to appropriate staff members with respect to cultural sensitivities and bridging linguistic and cultural differences; " (E) such community mental health center has (i) established a requirement that the health care of every patient must be under the supervision of a member of the professional staff, and (ii) provided for having a member of the professional staff available to furnish necessary mental health care in case of an emergency; " (F) such community mental health center has provided appropriate methods and procedures for the dispensing and administering of drugs and biologicals; " (G) in the case of an application for a grant under section 203 for a community mental health center which will provide services to persons in an area designated by the Secretary as an urban or rural poverty area, the applicant will use the additional grant funds it receives, because it will provide services to persons in such an area, to provide services to persons in such area who are unable to pay therefor;