The Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) may waive any rule in this Subchapter that is not statutorily required if a county department of social services makes a written request to the regional area agency on aging.  The area agency on aging will forward the request to DAAS.  Factors DAAS shall use in determining whether to grant the waiver are:

(1)           additional cost requirements;

(2)           need for the waiver;

(3)           degree of benefit to the service recipient;

(4)           whether the agency had control over the circumstances that required the requested waiver; and

(5)           previous requests for waivers submitted from the agency.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-153;

Eff. July 1, 2007;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016.