10A ncac 63F .0501        REFERRALS

Applicants for services shall be assigned to a rehabilitation counselor.  The rehabilitation counselor shall contact all referrals as promptly as possible.  The counselor must make a decision regarding eligibility of the applicant within 60 days of completion of application for services or, unless exceptional and unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of the Division preclude making an eligibility decision, the counselor must obtain the signature of the applicant agreeing to extend the time frame for making the eligibility determination.  The counselor shall use all existing information available from other sources in order to assure that an eligibility decision is made as promptly as possible.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 111‑28; 34 C.F.R. 361.41;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. November 16, 1977;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2002; February 1, 1986;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. November 23, 2015.