SECTION .1200 ‑ SOCIAL SETTING AND NONHOSPITAL MEDICAL subtance abusers
10A NCAC 27B .1201 DEFINITION AND GOALS
(1) Primary Service. Detoxification is a basic service of the alcoholism treatment system. The purpose of the service is to withdraw the client from alcohol and to prepare him to enter a more extensive treatment and rehabilitation program. While the physical condition of the client during this period is of primary concern, care of the client is also directed towards the alleviation of emotional distress which many clients experience while being detoxified. For the purpose of Social Services Block Grant [Title XX of the Social Security Act, 20 USC 1397‑1397(f)] reimbursement, detoxification may be provided in the following models:
(A) Social Setting. Social setting detoxification is a residential service which involves the provision of social support and other non‑medical services to clients who are experiencing physical withdrawal from alcohol in a residential setting; or
(B) Nonhospital Medical. Nonhospital medical detoxification is a residential service which involves the provision of medical treatment as well as the provision of supportive services under the supervision of a physician for clients who are experiencing physical withdrawal from alcohol in a residential setting. Included in social setting and nonhospital medical detoxification are room and board costs for up to six consecutive months for any one placement.
(2) Components. None;
(3) Resource Items. None;
(4) Target Population. Individuals who are alcohol dependent.
(b) This service may be directed toward any one of the five Social Services Block Grant [Title XX of the Social Security Act, 20 USC 1397‑1397(f)] goals.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑10; 143B‑147;
Eff. July 1, 1984;
Amended Eff. March 1, 1990;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. June 25, 2016.