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Details for Service Hospice
Service Name Hospice Program Name Regulation
Goal Manage resources to provide effective and efficient delivery of services to North Carolinians.
Objective Assure that children and/or adults are protected from harm through enforcing and communicating uniform regulatory standards for multiple health and related facilities and professions.
Division Division of Health Service Regulation
Service Description

Overseeing hospice (facilities that care for people near the end of life) is one of the services provided as part of the regulatory process of Health Service Regulation. Staff activities include:

  • Conducting initial, follow-up and recertification surveys and investigating complaints to monitor providers' compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Conducting on-site Medicare certification surveys to qualify providers to participate in the federal Medicare program.

This service protects the safety of people using hospice facilities.

Web Site http://ncdhhs.gov/dhsr Year First Initiated 1974
Available State Wide Yes Geographic Area Served
Grants Provided No Competitive Bidding No
Competitive Bidding Details
Waiting List No Waiting List Start Date
Number Waiting
Waiting List Details

Income Eligibility
Income Eligibility No
Income Eligibility Method
Income Eligibility Type
Whose Income Eligibility
Income Disregard No
Income Disregard Desc
Income Verified No
Income Verified Method
Income Criteria
Income Eligibility Change
Income Eligibility Method Prior To Change
Income Eligibility Other

Target Population
Age Range Start Age Range End
1 100+

Legal Authority
Authorization Level Authorization Type Citation
State Administrative Rules 10A NCAC 13K
Federal Code of Federal Regulations 42 CFR 489.13
Federal Code of Federal Regulations 42 CFR Parts 405, 410, 413
Federal Code of Federal Regulations 42 CFR 418.52-116

Budget Information
State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2023
As of the month of September 2022
Authorized Budget Fiscal Year 2023 SFY 2022-2023 Year To Date Expenditures Balance
Salary and Fringes (1X) 186,957 25,229 161,728
Salary Other (1X) 43 0 43
Operating (2X-5X) 7,627 4,779 2,848
Contracts/Allocations (6X) 0 0 0
Reserves (7X) 0 0 0
Transfers (8X) 0 0 0
Total Requirements 194,627 30,008 164,619
Receipts-Federal 118,433 25,012 93,421
Receipts- Local receipts 0 0 0
Receipts- Other receipts 35,070 0 35,070
Total Receipts 153,503 25,012 128,491
General Fund Appropriations 41,124 4,996 36,128
State Local Other
0 0 0
State Local
0 0