10A NCAC 13B .1903      INSPECTIONS

(a)  Any hospital with beds licensed by the Department under Section .1900 of these Rules may be inspected by one or more authorized representatives of the Department at any time. Generally, inspections will be conducted between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. However, complaint investigations shall be conducted at the most appropriate time for investigating allegations of the complaint.

(b)  At the time of inspection, any authorized representative of the Department shall make his presence known to the administrator or other person in charge who shall cooperate with such representative and facilitate the inspection.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E‑79; 42 U.S.C. 1396 r (a);

Eff. February 1, 1986;

Amended Eff. March 1, 1990;

Temporary Amendment Eff. October 1, 1990 For a Period of 142 Days to Expire on February 28, 1991;

Amended Eff. March 1, 1991;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2017.