(a) Presumptive determinations of eligibility shall apply only to pregnant women whose family income does not exceed the federal poverty guidelines issued in the Federal Register by the US Department of Health and Human Services and revised annually, which are adopted and incorporated by reference with subsequent changes or amendments and available free of charge at https://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty-guidelines.

(b) Only one presumptive determination of eligibility during a single pregnancy shall be made by the same qualified provider.

(c) A presumptive determination of eligibility may be made by a different qualified provider if the provider has no knowledge of a prior determination.


History Note: Authority G.S. 108A‑25(b); 42 U.S.C. 1396r1; 42 CFR 435.1103;

Eff. June 1, 1988;

Readopted Eff. July 1, 2018.