(a)  Eligibility requirements for medical services shall be based on income and diagnosis.  In order to be considered for medical services, the individual must be diagnosed as having one of the following disorders:

(1)           sickle cell anemia,

(2)           sickle cell/hemoglobin D disease,

(3)           sickle cell/hemoglobin C disease,

(4)           sickle cell beta thalassemia, or

(5)           sickle cell hemoglobin that coexist with other abnormal hemoglobins with symptomatic abnormal clinical manifestations.

(b)  Financial eligibility for sickle cell syndrome program medical services shall be determined in accordance with rules found in 10A NCAC 45A.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑129;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. April 22, 1977;

Readopted Eff. December 5, 1977;

Amended Eff. September 1, 1990; July 1, 1981;

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