10A ncac 14C .2003      PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

An applicant shall project, in the third year of operation, an annual unduplicated patient caseload for the county in which the facility will be located that meets or exceeds the minimum need used in the applicable State Medical Facilities Plan to justify the establishment of a new home health agency office in that county.  An applicant shall not be required to meet this performance standard if the home health agency office need determination in the applicable State Medical Facilities Plan was not based on application of the standard methodology for a Medicare-certified home health agency office.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-177(1); 131E-183(b);

Eff. March 1, 1996;

Temporary Amendment Eff. January 1, 2002;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2003.