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Licensure of Inpatient Psychiatric Service Providers
Inpatient Psychiatric Service Providers require licensure if they are private psychiatric hospitals providing acute inpatient mental health services. Private psychiatric units/hospitals are licensed annually.

Licensure Applications

Standards and Rules Webinars

Patient Rights - Private Psychiatric Inpatient Providers
Presented February 15, 2012, by Denise Cole, Program Administrator, Kathryn Remer, Consumer Advocacy & Protection Specialist, and Janel M. Pequignot, Chief, Standards Development and Administrative Rules

Seclusion and Restraint: Ohio Administrative Code for Licensed Private Psychiatric Hospital Providers Presented December 19, 2011, by Janel M. Pequignot, Chief, Standards Development and Administrative Rules

Incident Notification & Risk Management Rule Change Webinars
On October 13, 2011 Denise Cole, OhioMHAS Private Psychiatric Program Administrator and Rob Nugen, OhioMHAS Community Client Safety Manager conducted three webinars to address and explain the upcoming changes to the Incident Reporting rules for private psychiatric hospitals, residential facilities and community agencies. Part 1 is a combined presentation conducted by Ms. Cole and Mr. Nugen addressing definitions and rule changes that are common in all three treatment settings. Part 2 is sub-divided into two breakout sessions: Breakout A: addressed the changes specific to Private Psychiatric Hospitals and Breakout B: addressing changes specific to Community Agencies and Residential facilities. These changes go into effect January 1, 2012.
View Part 1 of the incident reporting rules webinar: Combined Community Mental Health Agency, Residential Facility, and Private Psychiatric Hospitals.
View Slides used in the incident reporting webinar Part 1
View Breakout Session A of the incident reporting rules webinar: For Private Psychiatric Hospitals.
View Slides used in the incident reporting webinar Breakout Session A

Ohio Administrative Code Changes Webinar

On June 23, 2011, Janel M. Pequignot, Chief, OhioMHAS Standards Development and Administrative Rules, conducted a webinar to review revisions to Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 5122-14 for Inpatient Private Psychiatric Service Providers that became effective July 1, 2011.
View the OAC Changes Webinar
View slides used in the OAC Changes Webinar

Incident Notification Form

Seclusion and Restraint Report

Report a Complaint

If you wish to submit a complaint concerning a licensed or certified Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services provider, please complete all applicable fields on the form below and submit. We will respond to all complaints. Thank you.
Complaint Form DMH-LIC-0982 (PDF)
Contact Us

Private Hospital Licensure

Denise Cole

(614) 644-6166

Administrative Code Rules

Howard Henry

Mental Health and/or AoD Certification or Licensure

Greg Lewis

(614) 752-8880