10A NCAC 22G .0110       DEFINITIONS

"Public nursing facility", as used in 10A NCAC 22G, means any nursing facility that is:

(1)           Owned or operated by the State or any department or instrumentality of the State or by county, city, hospital district, or hospital authority; or

(2)           Is operated by a nonprofit corporation or association, a majority of whose board of directors or trustees are appointed by the State or any department or instrumentality of the State or by the governing body of a county, city, hospital district, or hospital authority; or

(3)           Is operated by a hospital that is a "public hospital" under G.S. 159-39(a); or

(4)           Is operated by a hospital that has verified its status by certifying State, local, hospital district or authority governmental control on the most recent version of the Form CMS 1514; or

(5)           Is a facility to which the State or any department or instrumentality of the State or a city or a county makes current appropriations (other than appropriations for the cost of medical care to prisoners or indigents).

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 108A-25(b); 108A-54; 108A-55; 159-39(a);

Temporary Adoption Eff. August 3, 2004;

Eff. January 1, 2005;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. August 22, 2015.