The proposed rule outlines the specific requirements for all types of potential CMHC staff members, including administrators,
psychiatrists, clinical psychologists and social workers, mental health counselors, occupational therapists, non-psychiatric
physicians, and psychiatric registered nurses.
CMS would require that all psychiatrists working in a CMHC be certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
(or have documented equivalent education, training, or experience) and be fully licensed to practice medicine in the state
in which the clinic is located.