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Details for Service Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Service Name Ambulatory Surgery Centers 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 ambulatory (outpatient) surgery centers 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 federal Medicare program.

This service protects the health and safety of people using ambulatory surgery centers.

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 NC Adminsitrative Code 13C
Federal Code of Federal Regulations 42 CFR 416 Subpart B, 42 CFR Part 488 Subpart A
Federal Public Law CMS State Operations Manual Appendix L
State Statute GS 131E, Article 6

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) 285,814 92,925 192,889
Salary Other (1X) 42 0 42
Operating (2X-5X) 7,246 3,507 3,739
Contracts/Allocations (6X) 0 0 0
Reserves (7X) 0 0 0
Transfers (8X) 0 0 0
Total Requirements 293,102 96,432 196,670
Receipts-Federal 143,586 80,908 62,678
Receipts- Local receipts 0 0 0
Receipts- Other receipts 20,068 8,463 11,605
Total Receipts 163,654 89,371 74,283
General Fund Appropriations 129,448 7,060 122,388
State Local Other
0 0 0
State Local
0 0