42 CFR 460.68 - Program integrity.
(2) Who have been convicted of criminal offenses related to their involvement in Medicaid, Medicare, other health insurance or health care programs, or social service programs under title XX of the Act; or
(4) That are not enrolled in Medicare in an approved status, if the providers or suppliers are of the types of individuals or entities that can enroll in Medicare in accordance with section 1861 of the Act.
(b)Direct or indirect interest in contracts. The PACE organization shall identify members of its governing body or any immediate family member having a direct or indirect interest in any contract that supplies any administrative or care-related service or materials to the PACE organization.
(i) Fully disclose the exact nature of the conflict to the board of directors and have the disclosure documented; and
(ii) Recuse himself or herself from discussing, negotiating, or voting on any issue or contract that could result in an inappropriate conflict.
(c)Disclosure and recusal requirements. A PACE organization must have a formal process in place to gather information related to paragraphs (a) and (b) of this section and must be able to respond in writing to a request for information from CMS within a reasonable amount of time.