10A NCAC 23H .0107       RIGHT OF ACCESS

(a)  An individual has the right to obtain data about his own case. Upon written or verbal request the client shall be able to review or obtain without charge a copy of the information in his records with the following exceptions:

(1)           Information that the agency is required to keep confidential by state or federal statutes or regulations;

(2)           Confidential information originating from another agency as provided for in Rule .0104 of this Section.

(3)           Information that would breach another individual's right to confidentiality.

(b)  The agency shall provide access as promptly as feasible but not more than five working days after receipt of the request.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 108A-54; 108A-80; 42 C.F.R. 431.306;

Eff. September 1, 1984;

Transferred from 10A NCAC 21A .0407 Eff. May 1, 2012.