10A NCAC 27G .0812††††† STATE MH/DD/SA APPEALS PANEL HEARING DECISIONS
(a) †The Panel shall deliberate in open session on each specific item being appealed; however, the panel may deliberate in closed session to prevent the disclosure of confidential information, pursuant to G.S. 143-318.11(a)(1).
(b)† The Panel shall vote on each specific item being appealed.
(c)† Findings and decisions of the Panel shall be by majority vote.
(d)† Each decision shall be conveyed in writing to the appellant and the LME within 10 business days of the date of the decision.
(e) †Any decision may be delayed until a subsequent meeting if the Panel determines that it lacks sufficient information to render a decision at the initial informal hearing.
(f)† In all cases the hearing decision shall be rendered within 30 business days of the date of the informal hearing.
(g)† Appeals of the Panelís hearing decision shall be filed pursuant to G.S. 122C-151.4(f).
History Note:††††††† Authority G.S. 122C‑151.4;
Eff. May 1, 1996;
Amended Eff. December 1, 2009.