42 CFR 1007.19 - Federal financial participation (FFP).
(a) Rate of FFP. Subject to the limitation of this section, the Secretary will reimburse each State by an amount equal to 90 percent of the costs incurred by a certified unit which are attributable to carrying out its functions and responsibilities under this part.
(b) Retroactive certification. The Secretary may grant certification retroactive to the date on which the unit first met all the requirements of the statute and of this part. For any quarter with respect to which the unit is certified, the Secretary will provide reimbursement for the entire quarter.
(c) Amount of FFP. FFP for any quarter will not exceed the higher of $125,000 or one-quarter of 1 percent of the sums expended by the Federal, State, and local governments during the previous quarter in carrying out the State Medicaid program.
(1) FFP is available under this part for the expenditures attributable to the establishment and operation of the unit, including the cost of training personnel employed by the unit. Reimbursement will be limited to costs attributable to the specific responsibilities and functions set forth in this part in connection with the investigation and prosecution of suspected fraudulent activities and the review of complaints of alleged abuse or neglect of patients in health care facilities.
(e) Costs not subject to FFP. FFP is not available under this part for expenditures attributable to—
(1) The investigation of cases involving program abuse or other failures to comply with applicable laws and regulations, if these cases do not involve substantial allegations or other indications of fraud;
(2) Efforts to identify situations in which a question of fraud may exist, including the screening of claims, analysis of patterns of practice, or routine verification with beneficiaries of whether services billed by providers were actually received;
(3) The routine notification of providers that fraudulent claims may be punished under Federal or State law;
(4) The performance by a person other than a full-time employee of the unit of any management function for the unit, any audit or investigation, any professional legal function, or any criminal, civil or administrative prosecution of suspected providers;
(5) The investigation or prosecution of cases of suspected beneficiary fraud not involving suspected conspiracy with a provider; or
Title 42 published on 2013-10-01
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