(a)  Pursuant to G.S. 122C-112.1(a)(32) this Rule sets forth the standardized forms and processes to be used by local management entities (LMEs) and providers in support of LME system management functions. LMEs and providers shall use the standardized forms and processes provided by the Secretary for system management functions including:

(1)           person-centered plan;

(2)           screening/triage/referral interview;

(3)           claims processing;

(4)           contract;

(5)           memorandum of agreement;

(6)           quality improvement plan;

(7)           strategic plan;

(8)           local business plan;

(9)           authorization of state funded services;

(10)         endorsement of a provider of service; and

(11)         letter of support for residential facilities.

(b)  All standardized forms and processes shall be implemented on a statewide basis.

(c)  No standardized form or process shall require more information than is necessary to comply with state or federal reporting requirements.

(d)  A standardized form or process shall not be altered by a LME or provider.

(e)  An LME shall not add any additional requirements upon providers that are not included in a standardized process.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C-112.1(a)(32); S.L. 2006-142, Section 4(m);

Eff. May 1, 2008;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 1, 2018.