10A NCAC 69 .0205          LIABILITY OF PERSONS WITH ACCESS TO CLIENT INFORMATION

(a)  Individuals employed by the agency and governed by the State Personnel Act are subject to suspension, dismissal or disciplinary action for failure to comply with the rules of this Subchapter.

(b)  Individuals other than employees, including volunteers and students who are agents of the Department of Health and Human Services who have access to client information and fail to comply with the rules in this Subchapter shall be denied access to confidential information and may be subject to dismissal or termination of relationship with the agency.

(c)  Individuals other than employees but including volunteers and students who are agents of the Department of Health and Human Services and who have access to client information shall be liable in the same manner as employees.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 108A‑80; 143B‑153;

Eff. October 1, 1981;

Amended Eff. February 1, 1986.