SECTION .0800 ‑ COMMUNICABLE DISEASE GRANTS AND
10A NCAC 41A .0801 COMMUNICABLE DISEASE FINANCIAL GRANTS
(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;
Eff. December 1, 1991;
Amended Eff. April