10A NCAC 71R .0702 VERIFICATION METHOD
(a) Under the verification method of eligibility determination, an agency shall verify an individual's statement as to eligibility status by obtaining evidence which supports the individual's statement. Evidence which supports the individual's statement includes a copy of a source document or the agency worker's written statement concerning the contents of a source document, the contents of a telephone conversation confirming the required information or the identification of any existing agency record confirming the required information.
(b) When an individual's eligibility for services is based on his/her status as an income maintenance recipient, an agency shall verify such status.
(c) When an individual's eligibility for services is based on family monthly gross income, an agency shall verify the individual's statement as to the source and amount of income except in the following circumstances:
(1) If the individual is an authorized Medicaid recipient, the individual's statement as to both sources and amount of family income shall be accepted. The agency shall verify the individual's status as a recipient.
(2) If the individual declares that his/her only source of family income is from Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits, the agency shall accept his/her statement as to both the source and amount of income.
(3) If the individual declares no income, the agency worker shall accept the statement and document it.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑153;
Eff. July 1, 1983;
Amended Eff. November 1, 2007; June 1, 1990;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 20, 2017.