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Service Name Hospitals 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 hospitals 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.
  • Issuing required licenses to provide health care services.
  • Conducting on-site Medicare certification surveys to qualify hospitals to participate in the federal Medicare program.

This service protects the safety of people using hospitals.

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 13B
Federal Code of Federal Regulations 42 CFR Part 482 and 488
State Statute GS 131E-75, 77-79

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) 1,727,764 348,402 1,379,362
Salary Other (1X) 3,436 0 3,436
Operating (2X-5X) 263,434 38,791 224,643
Contracts/Allocations (6X) 0 0 0
Reserves (7X) 0 0 0
Transfers (8X) 0 0 0
Total Requirements 1,994,634 387,193 1,607,441
Receipts-Federal 1,473,684 335,179 1,138,505
Receipts- Local receipts 0 0 0
Receipts- Other receipts 561,160 190,369 370,791
Total Receipts 2,034,844 525,548 1,509,296
General Fund Appropriations -40,210 -138,354 98,144
State Local Other
0 0 0
State Local
0 0