122C-151.3. Dispute with area authorities or county programs.

(a) An area authority or county program shall establish written procedures for resolving disputes over decisions of an area authority or county program that may be appealed to the State MH/DD/SA Appeals Panel under G.S. 122C-151.4. The procedures shall be informal and shall provide an opportunity for those who dispute the decision to present their position.

(b) This section does not apply to LME/MCOs, enrollees, applicants, providers of emergency services, or network providers subject to Chapter 108D of the General Statutes. (1993, c. 321, s. 220(o); 2001-437, s. 1.17(b); 2013-397, s. 2.)