42 CFR 438.710 - Due process: Notice of sanction and pre-termination hearing.
(a) Notice of sanction. Except as provided in § 438.706(c), before imposing any of the intermediate sanctions specified in this subpart, the State must give the affected entity timely written notice that explains the following:
(1) The basis and nature of the sanction.
(2) Any other due process protections that the State elects to provide.
(b) Pre-termination hearing -
(1) General rule. Before terminating an MCO or PCCM contract under § 438.708, the State must provide the entity a pre-termination hearing.
(2) Procedures. The State must do the following:
(i) Give the MCO or PCCM written notice of its intent to terminate, the reason for termination, and the time and place of the hearing;
(ii) After the hearing, give the entity written notice of the decision affirming or reversing the proposed termination of the contract and, for an affirming decision, the effective date of termination; and
(iii) For an affirming decision, give enrollees of the MCO or PCCM notice of the termination and information, consistent with § 438.10, on their options for receiving Medicaid services following the effective date of termination.