10A NCAC 89D .0302 MEDICAL SERVICES' PERSONNEL STANDARDS
(a) The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services maintains a policy in the provision of specialty medical services of using a medical specialist who holds certificates from the American College of Surgeons or the American Specialty Board where such boards have been established, or physicians who have established eligibility for examination by such boards.
(b) Medical diagnosis and medical treatment are provided to clients only by physicians who are licensed to practice medicine and surgery, are board eligible in their specialty, and are otherwise qualified by training and experience to perform the specific services required.
(c) Dental diagnosis and treatment are provided only by dentists who are licensed to dentistry, dental surgery, and are otherwise qualified by training and experience to perform the specific dental services required.
(d) Personnel providing physical or occupational therapy services are registered or graduates from a school generally accepted by the respective professions as providing quality training and certification by the respective professional organization. When therapists with such qualifications are not available, other experienced therapists may be used.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143‑546; 34 C.F.R. 361.45;
Eff. February 1, 1976;
Amended Eff. October 20, 1979;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 1, 2016.