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10A NCAC 41A .0106 Reporting of Health Care-Associated Infections

On June 27, 2011, Governor Perdue signed into law House Bill 809 (NCGS 130A-150) which requires the Department of Health and Human Services, in collaboration with the state Healthcare-Associated Infections Advisory Group, to implement a mandatory statewide surveillance system for healthcare-associated infections by December 31, 2011. The statute also requires that the Public Health Commission adopt rules for the implementation of said system.

This proposed amendment is necessary to make permanent the temporary adoption of the Reporting of HAI, which expires on 9/10/12.

A public hearing was held on May 7, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the Cardinal Room, located at 5605 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC 27609 External link.

Proposed Rule: 10A NCAC 41A.106: Reporting of Heathcare Associated Infections
Fiscal Note: 10A NCAC 41A .0106
Federal Certification: N/A
Adopted Rule: N/A

Public Comments

The public comment period was from April 16, 2012 through June 15, 2012. Comments for this rule will not be accepted after June 15, 2012.