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Substance Use Disorder Program License

The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Community and Health Systems issues licenses to Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Programs.

A "Substance Use Disorder Services” or “Program” is a provider that offers substance use disorder prevention services or treatment and rehabilitation services, or both.

A. NAME OF LICENSE OR APPROVAL:  

License – Substance Use Disorder Program

B. STATUTORY AUTHORITY:  

Public Act 368 of 1978, as amended (Michigan Public Health Code)  

Public Act 258 of 1974, as amended (Michigan Mental Health Code)

C. APPLICABLE REGULATION:  

Public Health Code Article 6, Mental Health Code Chapter 2 A, and Administrative Rules

D. SUMMARY OF LICENSE/APPROVAL PROCESS:  

1. Applicability (activities that require the license)  

Offering substance use disorder preventive, treatment and rehabilitation services to patients.

2. Pre-Application Requirements  

Staff ready to start, policies and procedures established to offer SUD services, supplies and equipment ready, etc.

3. Application Submission Requirements  

Information on the state licensing/federal certification process 

4. Procedures and Time-Frame for Obtaining Permit or Approval  

To be state licensed as an SUD program, a provider must submit an application for state licensure. After confirmation of the necessary approvals, a pre-licensure inspection will be conducted by the State Licensing Section. If the applicant is in compliance with the Code and applicable rules, a license will be issued and a post-licensure inspection will be conducted. Once licensed, the department will conduct routine inspections and complaint investigations as required.

5. Operational Requirements  

Facility ready for occupancy and license.  

6. Fees  

$500 annual license fee.

7. Appeal Process  

MCL 333.6243

8. Public Input Opportunities  

N/A

E. Contact Information:  

Contact the Bureau of Community and Health Systems at 517-241-1970.
 

Revised: 4/2017