What is the Subsidy Compliance Unit?
The Subsidy Services Provider Compliance Unit is responsible for conducting on-site monitoring visits to evaluate compliance with the Division of Child Development and Early Education policies and procedures set forth in the Subsidized Child Care Services Manual, 10A NCAC 10, § GS 110, 9A NCAC 9, and other state administrative rules and laws, and federal regulations as administered by County Departments of Social Services and Local Purchasing Agencies.
Objectives of the Subsidy Provider Compliance Unit’s on-site monitoring visits
- Use a standardized monitoring procedure to evaluate provider records related to subsidized child care assistance for accuracy.
- Identify training needs.
- Maximize compliance with state and federal policies, rules, and regulations.
- Minimize audit exceptions at the provider level.
- Establish corrective action plans.
- Make referrals to Child Care Consultants, local purchasing agencies (LPA) which administer the SCCA Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and Office of Internal Audits (OIA).
- Achieve high quality service delivery.
- Create a random sample of child care providers to visit each month.
- Conduct on-site visits to child care providers.
- Evaluate provider records related to subsidized child care assistance for accuracy to identify training needs, error, noncompliance, and/or fraudulent misrepresentation.
- Make and accept referrals to and from DCDEE Licensing Enforcement, LPA’s which administer the Subsidized Child Care Assistance Program, CACFP, and the Office of the Internal Auditor.