10A NCAC 69 .0603          ASSURANCE OF CONFIDENTIALITY

(a)  The county department of social services shall disseminate written policy and assure that all private agency and individual service providers from whom they purchase services are informed of the confidential nature of client information.

(b)  Public agency service providers shall abide by written policy promulgated by their cognizant state agency, if any.  If written policy has not been issued, Paragraph (a) of this Rule shall apply.

(c)  The Department of Human Resources shall disseminate written policy and assure that all service providers from whom the county departments of social services authorize the provision of services to clients understand the confidential nature of client information.

 

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

Eff. October 1, 1981.