10A NCAC 13B .3402      DEFINITIONS

The following definitions shall apply throughout this Section, unless context otherwise clearly indicates to the contrary:

(1)           "Available" means provided directly by the facility or by written agreement with a qualified provider of the service within one hour driving time.

(2)           "Critical Access Hospital" means a facility designated by the North Carolina Office of Research, Demonstrations and Rural Health Development in accordance with 42 CFR 485 Subpart F.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-79;

Eff. January 1, 1996;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2004;

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