(a)  A client may contest the accuracy, completeness or relevancy of the information in his record.

(b)  A correction of the contested information, but not the deletion of the original information if it is required to support receipt of state or federal financial participation, shall be inserted in the record when the Director or his designee concurs that such correction is justified.

(c)  When the Director or his delegated representative does not concur, the client shall be allowed to enter a statement in the record.

(d)  Such corrections and statements shall be made permanent part of the record and shall be disclosed to any recipient of the disputed information.

(e)  If a delegated representative decides not to correct contested information, the decision not to correct shall be reviewed by the supervisor of the person making the initial decision.


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.