10A NCAC 43B .0103      DEFINITIONS

The following definitions shall apply throughout Sections .0300 and .0400 of this Subchapter:

(1)           "Division" means the Division of Public Health.

(2)           "MCH" means Maternal and Child Health.

(3)           "Low Income" means an individual or family with an income determined to be below the nonfarm income official poverty line defined by the Office of Management and Budget and revised annually in accordance with Section 624 of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964.

(4)           "Provider" means a county or district health department or other public or private nonprofit agency receiving MCH Program funds.

(5)           "Child" means any individual under twenty‑one years of age.

(6)           "Minor remodeling" means any building or facility reconstruction project having a total cost of one thousand dollars ($1,000) or less.

(7)           "Major medical equipment" means any fixed asset that has a unit cost of five thousand dollars ($5,000) or more and is used for the screening diagnosis, or treatment of health related problems.

(8)           "New State or Federal Funds" means any funds which are in excess of the amount allocated by the MCH Program to local providers as of July 1, 1983.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑124;

Eff. April 1, 1985;

Amended Eff. September 1, 1990;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. October 3, 2017.