42 CFR § 488.444 - Civil money penalties: Settlement of penalties.

§ 488.444 Civil money penalties: Settlement of penalties.

(a) CMS has authority to settle cases at any time prior to a final administrative decision for Medicare-only SNFs, State-operated facilities, or other facilities for which CMS's enforcement action prevails, in accordance with § 488.330.

(b) The State has the authority to settle cases at any time prior to the evidentiary hearing decision for all cases in which the State's enforcement action prevails.

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