10A NCAC 71J .0104        MEDICAL SERVICES

(a)  Medical services related to nontherapeutic sterilization as described in 10A NCAC 71R .0900 must be performed by licensed or certified medical providers.

(b)  Nontherapeutic sterilization is provided only for persons 21 years of age or older who are capable of giving informed consent. Nontherapeutic sterilization is any procedure or operation the primary purpose of which is to render an individual permanently incapable of reproducing.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑153; 42 C.F.R. 441.253;

Eff. June 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1990; July 1, 1984;

Temporary Amendment Eff. October 21, 1996;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1998;

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