42 CFR 488.456 - Termination of provider agreement.

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§ 488.456 Termination of provider agreement.
(a) Effect of termination. Termination of the provider agreement ends—
(1) Payment to the facility; and
(2) Any alternative remedy.
(b) Basis for termination.
(1) CMS and the State may terminate a facility's provider agreement if a facility—
(i) Is not in substantial compliance with the requirements of participation, regardless of whether or not immediate jeopardy is present; or
(ii) Fails to submit an acceptable plan of correction within the timeframe specified by CMS or the State.
(2) CMS and the State terminate a facility's provider agreement if a facility—
(i) Fails to relinquish control to the temporary manager, if that remedy is imposed by CMS or the State; or
(ii) Does not meet the eligibility criteria for continuation of payment as set forth in § 488.412(a)(1).
(c) Notice of termination. Before terminating a provider agreement, CMS does and the State must notify the facility and the public—
(1) At least 2 calendar days before the effective date of termination for a facility with immediate jeopardy deficiencies; and
(2) At least 15 calendar days before the effective date of termination for a facility with non-immediate jeopardy deficiencies that constitute noncompliance.
(d) Procedures for termination.
(1) CMS terminates the provider agreement in accordance with procedures set forth in § 489.53 of this chapter; and
(2) The State must terminate the provider agreement of a NF in accordance with procedures specified in parts 431 and 442 of this chapter.

Title 42 published on 2014-10-01

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  • 2014-11-06; vol. 79 # 215 - Thursday, November 6, 2014
    1. 79 FR 66032 - Medicare and Medicaid Programs; CY 2015 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update; Home Health Quality Reporting Requirements; and Survey and Enforcement Requirements for Home Health Agencies
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: These regulations are effective on January 1, 2015.
      42 CFR Parts 409, 424, 484, 488, 498

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Title 42 published on 2014-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR 488 after this date.

  • 2014-12-01; vol. 79 # 230 - Monday, December 1, 2014
    1. 79 FR 71081 - Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencies; Extension of Comment Period
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Notice of extension of comment period.
      The comment period is extended to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on January 7, 2015.
      42 CFR Parts 409, 410, 418, 440, 484, 485 and 488