11 NCAC 20 .0304             MONITORING ACTIVITIES

Each carrier shall, by means of site visits or review of information gathered by the carrier, monitor compliance with this Section and evaluate provider availability and accessibility at least annually to ensure that the needs of its members are met.  The documentation of these activities shall be maintained by domestic carriers for a period of five years or until the completion of the next quintennial examination conducted by the Department, whichever is later.  Foreign carriers shall maintain the documentation of these activities for a period of at least five years.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 58-2-40(1); 58-2-131; 58-50-55(b); 58-65-1; 58-65-25; 58-65-105; 58-65-140;

58-67-10; 58-67-20; 58-67-35; 58-67-65; 58-67-100; 58-67-140; 58-67-150;

Eff. October 1, 1996;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2009;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 16, 2014.