N.C. General Statute 108A-57 states it is a Class 1 Misdemeanour for any person seeking or having obtained assistance under this part for himself or another to wilfully fail to disclose to the county department of social services or its attorney the identity of any person or organization against whom the recipient has a right of recovery, contractual or otherwise.
Deny eligibility for an applicant or terminate any recipient who:
In denying or terminating eligibility, comply with the notice and hearings requirements in section MA-3430, Notice and Hearings Process.
Recipient refuses to provide information or answer questions on an accident in which the client may receive a payout from a lawsuit or insurance company.
Provider reports that the client refuses to give him information on the accident.
For questions or clarification on any of the policy contained in these manuals, please contact your local county office.