10a NCAC 27g .0401      LICENSE REQUIRED

(a)  No person shall establish, maintain or operate a licensable facility within the meaning of G.S. 122C-3 without first applying for and receiving a license from the Division of Health Service Regulation.

(b)  Except for facilities excluded from licensure by G.S. 122C, DFS will deem any facility licensable if its primary purpose is to provide services for the care, treatment, habilitation or rehabilitation of individuals with mental illness, developmental disabilities, or substance abuse disorders.

(c)  Living arrangements coordinated for adult clients in connection with case management or personal assistance services are not considered licensable facilities unless their primary purpose is to provide care, treatment, habilitation or rehabilitation, rather than simply to provide living accommodations.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C-3; 122C-23; 122C-26; 143B-147;

Eff. May 1, 1996.