SECTION .0400 ‑ RELEASE OF CLIENT INFORMATION

 

10A NCAC 69 .0401          PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING CONSENT FOR RELEASE OF INFORMATION

(a)  As a part of the application process for public assistance or services, the client shall be informed of the need for and give consent to the release of information necessary to verify statements to establish eligibility.

(b)  As a part of the application process for Aid to Families with Dependent children, and State or County Special Assistance for Adults, the client shall be informed of the requirement for listing of the public assistance recipient's name, address, and amount of the monthly grant in a public record open to public inspection during the regular office hours of the county auditor.

(c)  No individual shall release any client information which is owned by the state Division of Social Services or the county departments of social services, or request the release of information regarding the client from other agencies or individuals without obtaining a signed consent for release of information.  Disclosure without obtaining consent shall be in accordance with Section .0500 of this Subchapter.

 

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

Eff. October 1, 1981;

Amended Eff. March 1, 1990.