SUBCHAPTER 27G ‑ RULES FOR MENTAL HEALTH, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE FACILITIES AND SERVICES

 

SECTION .0100 ‑ GENERAL INFORMATION

 

10A NCAC 27G .0101       SCOPE

(a)  This Subchapter sets forth rules for mental health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse services, the facilities and agencies providing such services, and the area programs administering such services within the scope of G.S. 122C.

(b)  These Rules and the applicable statutes govern licensing of facilities and accreditation of programs and services.

(1)           Facilities are licensed by the Division of Health Service Regulation (DHSR) in accordance with G.S. 122 and these Rules.  Licensable facilities as defined in G.S. 122C-3 shall comply with these Rules to receive and maintain the licenses required by the statute.

(2)           Area programs are accredited by the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services (DMH/DD/SAS) to provide services in accordance with these Rules.  Area programs shall comply with the rules to maintain accreditation of their programs and services.

(c)  Unless otherwise provided in these Rules, when a facility or area program contracts with a person to provide services within the scope of these Rules, the facility or area program shall require that the contract services be provided in accordance with these Rules, and that the service provider be licensed if it is a licensable facility.

(d)  These Rules are organized in the following manner:

(1)           General rules governing mental health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse services are contained in Sections .0100 through .0900.  These Rules are "core" rules that, unless otherwise specified, apply to all programs and facilities.

(2)           Service-specific rules are contained in Sections .1000 through .6900.  Generally, rules related to service-specific facilities and services are grouped:

(A)          .1000 - .1900:  Mental Health

(B)          .2000 - .2900:  Developmental Disabilities

(C)          .3000 - .4900:  Substance Abuse

(D)          .5000 - .6900:  Services and Facilities for More Than One Disability.

(3)           Service-specific rules may modify or expand the requirements of core rules.

(e)  Failure to comply with these Rules shall be grounds for DHSR to deny or revoke a license or for DMH/DD/SAS to deny or revoke area program service accreditation.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C‑23; 122C-24; 122C-26; 143B‑147;

Eff. May 1, 1996.