Rules and Resources

Rules

The following rules are essential for all licensed mental health facilities to help formulate the required Operations and Management Policies, Guidelines and Procedures:

10A NCAC Chapter 13 N.C. Medical Care Commission
Subchapter O Health Care Personnel Registry
.0101 Definitions
.0102 Investigating and Reporting Health Care Personnel

10A NCAC Chapter 26 Mental Health, General
Subchapter C
Other General Rules

10A NCAC Chapter 27 Mental Health, Community Facilities and Services
Subchapter C Procedures and General Information
Subchapter D General Rights
Subchapter E Treatment or Habilitation Rights
Subchapter F 24-Hour Facilities
Subchapter G Rules for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Facilities and Services

Hard copies of these rules may be ordered from the Division of MH/DD/SAS Communications and Training Section:

  • Phone: 919-715-2780
  • E-mail: contactdmh@dhhs.nc.gov
  • Mailing Address: 3022 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-3022
  • Walk-in Address: 325 N. Salisbury St. Suite 1168, Raleigh, NC.

Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) also have Medicaid regulations to follow. The regulations can be found in the appendix of the Medicaid State Operations Manual, Appendix J (PDF, 432 KB).

Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities (PRTF) must also adhere to federal regulations. The regulations can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 42 Part 483 Subpart G.

Resources