(a)  Department of Social Service Staff. Reimbursement for personal and family counseling services delivered directly by the county department of social services staff may be claimed in accordance with procedures established by the controller.

(b)  Purchase Contracts. Reimbursement for personal and family counseling provided under a purchase of service contract will be made in accordance with the terms of each individual contract. Procedures for claiming reimbursement are established by the controller. Contract providers shall not charge or collect additional payment from clients for the delivery of services authorized by a county department of social services.

(c)  Vendor Agreements. Maximum rates have been set by the North Carolina Social Services Commission for the purchase of Personal and Family Counseling Services under contract. Information regarding the maximum rate is contained in policy material of the North Carolina Division of Social Services, Adult and Family Services Section, 325 North Salisbury Street, 2405 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-2405.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑10; 143B‑153;

Eff. February 16, 1977;

Readopted Eff. October 31, 1977;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1990; January 1, 1984; October 19, 1978;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 20, 2017.