42 CFR 401.617 - Suspension of collection action.
(a) General conditions. CMS may temporarily suspend collection action on a claim if the following general conditions are met—
(1) Amount of future recovery. CMS determines that future collection action may result in a recovery of an amount sufficient to justify periodic review and action on the claim by CMS during the period of suspension.
(ii) Future collections may be made by CMS through offset despite an applicable statute of limitations.
(b) Basis for suspension. Bases on which CMS may suspend collection action on a particular claim include the following—
(c) Locating debtors. CMS will make every reasonable effort to locate missing debtors sufficiently in advance of the bar of an applicable statute of limitations to permit timely filing of a lawsuit to recover the amount of the claim.
Title 42 published on 2013-10-01
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