Foster Care Rate Setting
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Frequently Asked Questions
  • What are the reimbursement rates for foster care?
  • Click the link to see the most recent rates published for Non Treatment Clients and Therapeutic Foster Care Clients
  • Does the cost report suspension announced on February 3, 2010 apply to the foster care rate setting cost report?
  • No. The cost report suspension announcement does not apply to the foster care cost report. If your agency provides or will provide non-treatment residential or family foster care services, you will need to complete the foster care reporting requirements if you wish to receive anything other than the standard board rate.
  • Is the time study required to be completed this year?
  • No. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) has permitted us to discontinue the time study requirement for the foster care cost report.

Other Sites of Interest:

Office of State Controller (OSC)
Office of State Auditor (OSA)
Department of State Treasurer
National Association of State Human Services Finance Officers

NC Office of the Controller Home Page

NC Department of Health and Human Services

North Carolina Home Page


Last updated February 8, 2010