10A NCAC 05J .0207        INFORMED CONSENT

Prior to obtaining a consent for release of information, the delegated representative shall explain the meaning of informed consent.  The client shall be told the following:

(1)           Contents to be released;

(2)           That there is a definite need for the information;

(3)           That the client can give or withhold the consent and the consent is voluntary;

(4)           That there are statutes and regulations protecting the confidentiality of the information.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑181.1(c); 143B‑181.10;

Eff. November 1, 1991;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 23, 2015.