10A NCAC 42A .0107       PAP SMEAR FEES

The fee established pursuant to G.S. 130A-5(15) for analyzing clinical Pap smear specimens for non-Medicaid eligible women sent to the State Laboratory of Public Health by local health departments and State-owned facilities and for reporting the results of the analysis shall be ten dollars and sixty-five cents ($10.65).  In June of 2004 and each succeeding June, the fee shall be recomputed by the Director of the State Laboratory of Public Health by analyzing the data from the previous two years of testing at the State Laboratory of Public Health, determining the average number of pap smear analyses performed annually for non-Medicaid eligible women and dividing that number into the total cost of analyzing non-Medicaid pap smear specimens sent to the State Laboratory of Public Health.  The fee amount determined in June 2004 and succeeding Junes shall be effective during the succeeding fiscal year.  The Director of the State Laboratory of Public Health shall, prior to July 1 of each year, give notice of the new fee amount to all local health departments and state-owned facilities impacted by this Rule.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-5;

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2004;

Eff. May 1, 2004.