10A NCAC 26C .0602      DEFINITIONS

As used in the rules in this Section, the following terms have the meanings specified:

(1)           "Critical performance indicator" means any of the measures as set out in these rules developed and implemented pursuant to G.S. 122C-112.1(a)(33).

(2)           "Focused technical assistance" means the process of advising, providing consultation and evaluation related to a specific function, activity or performance indicator designed to improve the quality of performance of the targeted operation.

(3)           "Local management entity (LME)" means the same as defined in G.S. 122C-3(20b).

(4)           "Material breach" means an LME has failed to maintain for a period of two consecutive months, the required outcome expectations, as outlined in the DHHS/LME contract, on a critical performance indicator after the LME has received focused technical assistance.

(5)           "Monitor" or "Monitoring" means the same as defined in 10A NCAC 27G .0602(9).


History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C-115.4(f)(3);

Eff. May 1, 2008;

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