Rules Actions

This is a list of Medical Assistance rule change activity and additional information about rules from the North Carolina Office of Administrative Hearings.


  • Temporary Rule Adoptions. 
    "Adopt" means to take final action to create, amend, or repeal a rule. [G.S. 150B-2(1b)]
  • Proposed Permanent Rule Adoption 
    "Adoption" means a new rule with a new rule number. [26 NCAC 02C .0102(2)]
  • Proposed Permanent Rule Amendments 
    "Amendment" means an existing rule with a deletion, addition or other change to that existing rule. [26 NCAC 02C .0102(4)]
  • Proposed Rules for Repeal 
    "Repeal" means the deletion of the entire text of a rule. When a rule is repealed, that rule number shall not be used again. The number, rule name and final history note remain in the Code permanently for publication and reference purposes. [26 NCAC 02C .0102(13)]

Public Comments on Rules

Chapter 150B of the North Carolina General Statutes requires state agencies to provide public notice of all proposed temporary and permanent rules to be adopted, amended or repealed. Please click on the links below to review and comment on proposed Division of Medical Assistance rules. You may submit written comments on or before the posted comment period end date. Please include the Rule Number in the subject line of the email and submit your comments to:

Office of Administrative Hearings Mission Statement

  • To serve the citizens of North Carolina, with quality and efficiency, by providing an independent forum for prompt and impartial resolution of administrative law contested cases involving citizens and state agencies; investigating alleged acts of unlawful employment practices in state government; functioning as the State’s codifier and publisher of all administrative rules; and reviewing rules before the Rules Review Commission.
  • The North Carolina Register is published twice a month and contains information relating to agency rulemaking, executive orders, contested case decisions and other notices required by or affecting Chapter 150B of the General Statutes. All proposed administrative rules and notices of public hearings filed under G.S. 150B-21.2 must be published in the Register.