Section .0100 ‑ Scope Of Service

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 10a - health and human services/chapter 06 - aging - programs operations/subchapter f/subchapter f rules.html
Published: 2015

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SUBCHAPTER 06F ‑ HEALTH SCREENING SERVICES

 

SECTION .0100 ‑ SCOPE OF SERVICE

 

10A NCAC 06F .0101        SCOPE OF HEALTH SCREENING SERVICES

As used in this Subchapter, the following definition of

Health Screening Services shall apply.  Health Screening Services consist of

providing general medical testing, screening, and referral for the purpose of

promoting the early detection and prevention of health related problems in

older adults.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑181.1(c);

Eff. March 1, 1994.

SECTION .0200 ‑ SERVICE PROVISION

 

10A NCAC 06F .0201        PROVISION OF HEALTH SCREENING SERVICES

(a)  Health Screening Services shall:

(1)           be provided at facilities that are able to

ensure individual privacy while conducting screening activities;

(2)           include, at a minimum, basic screenings of

height and weight, blood pressure, and visual acuity;

(3)           include a medical history questionnaire for

participants; and

(4)           provide individualized counseling to

participants.

(b)  Medical treatment may not be provided as part of the

health screening service.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑181.1(c);

Eff. March 1, 1994.

 

10A NCAC 06F .0202        ELIGIBILITY FOR HEALTH SCREENING

SERVICES

Persons eligible for Health Screening Services shall include

persons 60 years of age or older:

(1)           who are at the highest risk of having or developing

health problems;

(2)           who have not sought primary medical care; and

(3)           who may be at risk of developing health problems.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑181.1(c);

Eff. February 1, 1994.

 

10A NCAC 06F .0203        PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS

All personnel providing services shall meet relevant

licensure and certification requirements established by North Carolina General

Statutes.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑181.1(c);

Eff. February 1, 1994.