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DHHS Directive Number III-12

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Title:

Economic Benefits Policy Governance Board

Effective Date:

December 1, 2011

Authority:

NC General Statutes 143B-137.1;

NC General Statutes 108A-25;

NC General Statutes 110-85

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Purpose

The purpose of this directive is to establish the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Economic Benefits Policy Governance Board to direct unified policy development and service delivery across economic eligibility services administered by DHHS.

Policy

In order to support this purpose, DHHS must assure that policy is aligned both in terms of the requirements, how information is collected and processed and the implementation of critical procedural changes. The Economic Benefits Policy Governance Board will assure that these policies are carried out via service manuals, trainings, state plans, rules and statutes.

Responsibilities

The Economic Benefits Policy Governance Board is established effective December 1, 2011. The responsibilities of the Board include but are not limited to:

The Economic Benefits Policy Governance Board is responsible for policies and other activities concerning eligibility determination, including but not limited to: income, resources, need, deductions, verifications, service accuracy, service access, applications, re-certifications and change reporting.

Membership and Organizational Structure

The Economic Benefits Policy Governance Board is comprised of an executive team with the availability of a resource team.

Board Administration

 

APPROVED

   
   
   
   
 

Lanier M. Cansler, Secretary

 

Department of Health and Human Services

   

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