SECTION .6400 ‑ PERSONAL ASSISTANCE FOR INDIVIDUALS OF ALL DISABILITY GROUPS

 

10a NCAC 27g .6401       SCOPE

(a)  Personal assistance is a service which provides aid to a client who has mental illness, developmental disabilities or substance abuse disorders so that the client can engage in activities and interactions in which the client would otherwise be limited or from which the client would be excluded because of a disability or disabilities.  The assistance includes:

(1)           assistance in personal or regular living activities in the client's home;

(2)           support in skill development; or

(3)           support and accompaniment of the client in regular community activities or in specialized treatment, habilitation or rehabilitation service programs.

(b)  If these Rules are in conflict with Medicaid or Medicare rules regarding personal care, and Medicaid or Medicare is to be billed, then the Medicaid or Medicare rules shall prevail.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑147;

Eff. May 1, 1996.