10A NCAC 71P .0501        SUBSTITUTE PAYEE

(a)  The recipient shall be payee for his or her own State/County Special Assistance Program payment unless the recipient or his or her Authorized Representative designates an Authorized Representative to serve as a Substitute Payee.

(b)  The administrator or a staff member of an Adult Care Facility shall not act as Substitute Payee for State/County Special Assistance Program payments for recipients who reside at the Adult Care Facility that employs such administrator or staff member, as set forth in 10A NCAC 13F .1103.

(c)  The director of the County Department may invoke the procedures set forth in G.S. 108A-37 when he or she determines that a recipient is unwilling or unable to manage his or her State/County Special Assistance Program payments to the extent that deprivation or hazard to himself or herself or others results.

(d)  State/County Special Assistance Program payments shall not be issued to persons or entities designated in G.S. 108A-47.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 108A-25; 108A-37; 108A-40; 108A-47; 143B-153;

Eff. January 1, 1983;

Amended Eff. June 1, 2016;

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