Section .0800 ‑ Communicable Disease Grants And Contracts

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 10a - health and human services/chapter 41 - epidemiology health/subchapter a/10a ncac 41a .0801.html
Published: 2015

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SECTION .0800 ‑ COMMUNICABLE DISEASE GRANTS AND

CONTRACTS

 

10A NCAC 41A .0801       COMMUNICABLE DISEASE FINANCIAL GRANTS

AND CONTRACTS

(a)  The Division of Public Health may enter into financial

arrangements with local health departments, community hospitals, nursing homes,

or other convalescent facilities, and with physicians for the purpose of

providing specific health care services for communicable diseases and the

implementation of control measures.

(b)  The Division of Public Health may authorize a local health

department to obtain required diagnostic and treatment services for persons

with syphilis, gonorrhea, chancroid, lymphogranuloma venereum, and granuloma

inguinale from physicians:

(1)           The amount to be charged for these services

shall be negotiated between the local health department and the physician and

approved by the Division of Public Health at the lowest agreeable rate, not to

exceed approved Medicaid reimbursement rates.  Drugs used in treatment may be

provided to such physicians by the local health department.

(2)           The physician shall bill the local health

department for services provided.  The local health department shall submit

requests for payment to the Division of Public Health on forms provided by the

Division of Public Health.

 

History Note:        Authority G. S. 130A‑5; 130A‑135;

130A‑144;

Eff. December 1, 1991;

Amended Eff. April

1, 2003.