20 CFR 498.100 - Basis and purpose.

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§ 498.100 Basis and purpose.

(a)Basis. This part implements sections 1129 and 1140 of the Social Security Act ( 42 U.S.C. 1320a-8 and 1320b-10).

(b)Purpose. This part provides for the imposition of civil monetary penalties and assessments, as applicable, against persons who -

(1) Make or cause to be made false statements or representations or omissions or otherwise withhold disclosure of a material fact for use in determining any right to or amount of benefits under title II or benefits or payments under title VIII or title XVI of the Social Security Act;

(2) Convert any payment, or any part of a payment, received under title II, title VIII, or title XVI of the Social Security Act for the use and benefit of another individual, while acting in the capacity of a representative payee for that individual, to a use that such person knew or should have known was other than for the use and benefit of such other individual; or

(3) Misuse certain Social Security program words, letters, symbols, and emblems; or

(4) With limited exceptions, charge a fee for a product or service that is available from SSA free of charge without including a written notice stating the product or service is available from SSA free of charge.

[ 60 FR 58226, Nov. 27, 1995, as amended at 61 FR 18079, Apr. 24, 1996; 71 FR 28579, May 17, 2006]

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Title 20 published on 20-Dec-2017 04:12

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 20 CFR Part 498 after this date.

  • 2016-06-27; vol. 81 # 123 - Monday, June 27, 2016
    1. 81 FR 41438 - Penalty Inflation Adjustments for Civil Money Penalties
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      Interim Final Rule.
      This interim final rule is effective on August 1, 2016.
      20 CFR Part 498