subchapter 71s service cost-sharing

 

SECTION .0100 PURPOSE

 

10A NCAC 71S .0101 PURPOSE OF CONSUMER CONTRIBUTIONS

(a) As used in this Subchapter, the following definitions shall apply:

(1) Consumer Contributions a monetary amount voluntarily given to the service provider by the service recipient or the designated representative toward the cost of the service received.

(2) Recommended Contribution Schedule a listing of income ranges and corresponding recommended contribution percentages for use with clients whose incomes are above the Federal poverty level. The Recommended Contribution Schedule is available at http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/aging/arms/csupdat2.htm and is determined as follows:

 

Percent of Poverty

Suggested Percentage of the Cost of Service

100%

10%

125%

20%

150%

30%

175%

40%

200%

50%

225%

60%

250%

70%

275%

80%

300%

90%

350%

100%

 

(b) The purpose of consumer contributions is to extend the availability of services which are subject to consumer contributions administered by the Division of Social Services by providing the opportunity for each client to voluntarily contribute toward the cost of the service(s) received. Revenue collected from clients shall be retained by the service provider.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 143B-153;

Eff. March 1, 1994;

Amended Eff. September 1, 2005;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 20, 2017.