10A NCAC 44 .0204         HOSPITAL FEE

A fee of forty dollars ($40.00) is paid by the state to a hospital when a county medical examiner orders a body taken to the hospital and later examines the body in that facility. No payment is due a hospital when an autopsy is performed in that facility. No payment is due when the county medical examiner utilizes a hospital emergency room or other hospital facility for examination of a body transported to the hospital for examination.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑381; 130A‑393;

Eff. July 1, 1979;

Amended Eff. January 1, 1984;

Transferred and Recodified from 10 NCAC 11 .0704 Eff. April 4, 1990;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2000;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 23, 2017.