45 CFR § 102.3 - Penalty adjustment and table.

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§ 102.3 Penalty adjustment and table.

The adjusted statutory penalty provisions and their applicable amounts are set out in the following table. The right-most column in the table, “Maximum Adjusted Penalty ($)”, provides the maximum adjusted civil penalty amounts. The civil monetary penalty amounts are adjusted annually.

Table 1 to § 102.3 - Civil Monetary Penalty Authorities Administered by HHS Agencies and Penalty Amounts

January 17, 2020

CFR 1 HHS
agency
Description 2 Date of last penalty
figure or
adjustment 3
2019
Maximum
adjusted
penalty
($)
2020
Maximum
adjusted
penalty
($) 4
21 U.S.C.:
333(b)(2)(A) FDA Penalty for violations related to drug samples resulting in a conviction of any representative of manufacturer or distributor in any 10-year period 2019 105,194 107,050
333(b)(2)(B) FDA Penalty for violation related to drug samples resulting in a conviction of any representative of manufacturer or distributor after the second conviction in any 10-yr period 2019 2,146,800 2,184,670
333(b)(3) FDA Penalty for failure to make a report required by 21 U.S.C. 353(d)(3)(E) relating to drug samples 2019 210,386 214,097
333(f)(1)(A) FDA Penalty for any person who violates a requirement related to devices for each such violation 2019 28,413 28,914
Penalty for aggregate of all violations related to devices in a single proceeding 2019 1,894,261 1,927,676
333(f)(2)(A) FDA Penalty for any individual who introduces or delivers for introduction into interstate commerce food that is adulterated per 21 U.S.C. 342(a)(2)(B) or any individual who does not comply with a recall order under 21 U.S.C. 350l 2019 79,875 81,284
Penalty in the case of any other person other than an individual) for such introduction or delivery of adulterated food 2019 399,374 406,419
Penalty for aggregate of all such violations related to adulterated food adjudicated in a single proceeding 2019 798,747 812,837
333(f)(3)(A) FDA Penalty for all violations adjudicated in a single proceeding for any person who violates 21 U.S.C. 331(jj) by failing to submit the certification required by 42 U.S.C. 282(j)(5)(B) or knowingly submitting a false certification; by failing to submit clinical trial information under 42 U.S.C. 282(j); or by submitting clinical trial information under 42 U.S.C. 282(j) that is false or misleading in any particular under 42 U.S.C. 282(j)(5)(D) 2019 12,103 12,316
333(f)(3)(B) FDA Penalty for each day any above violation is not corrected after a 30-day period following notification until the violation is corrected 2019 12,103 12,316
333(f)(4)(A)(i) FDA Penalty for any responsible person that violates a requirement of 21 U.S.C. 355(o) (post-marketing studies, clinical trials, labeling), 21 U.S.C. 355(p) (risk evaluation and mitigation (REMS)), or 21 U.S.C. 355-1 (REMS) 2019 302,585 307,923
Penalty for aggregate of all such above violations in a single proceeding 2019 1,210,340 1,231,690
333(f)(4)(A)(ii) FDA Penalty for REMS violation that continues after written notice to the responsible person for the first 30-day period (or any portion thereof) the responsible person continues to be in violation 2019 302,585 307,923
Penalty for REMS violation that continues after written notice to responsible person doubles for every 30-day period thereafter the violation continues, but may not exceed penalty amount for any 30-day period 2019 1,210,340 1,231,690
Penalty for aggregate of all such above violations adjudicated in a single proceeding 2019 12,103,404 12,316,908
333(f)(9)(A) FDA Penalty for any person who violates a requirement which relates to tobacco products for each such violation 2019 17,547 17,857
Penalty for aggregate of all such violations of tobacco product requirement adjudicated in a single proceeding 2019 1,169,798 1,190,433
333(f)(9)(B)(i)(I) FDA Penalty per violation related to violations of tobacco requirements 2019 292,450 297,609
Penalty for aggregate of all such violations of tobacco product requirements adjudicated in a single proceeding 2019 1,169,798 1,190,433
333(f)(9)(B)(i)(II) FDA Penalty in the case of a violation of tobacco product requirements that continues after written notice to such person, for the first 30-day period (or any portion thereof) the person continues to be in violation 2019 292,450 297,609
Penalty for violation of tobacco product requirements that continues after written notice to such person shall double for every 30-day period thereafter the violation continues, but may not exceed penalty amount for any 30-day period 2019 1,169,798 1,190,433
Penalty for aggregate of all such violations related to tobacco product requirements adjudicated in a single proceeding 2019 11,697,983 11,904,335
333(f)(9)(B)(ii)(I) FDA Penalty for any person who either does not conduct post-market surveillance and studies to determine impact of a modified risk tobacco product for which the HHS Secretary has provided them an order to sell, or who does not submit a protocol to the HHS Secretary after being notified of a requirement to conduct post-market surveillance of such tobacco products 2019 292,450 297,609
Penalty for aggregate of for all such above violations adjudicated in a single proceeding 2019 1,169,798 1,190,433
333(f)(9)(B)(ii)(II) FDA Penalty for violation of modified risk tobacco product post-market surveillance that continues after written notice to such person for the first 30-day period (or any portion thereof) that the person continues to be in violation 2019 292,450 297,609
Penalty for post-notice violation of modified risk tobacco product post-market surveillance shall double for every 30-day period thereafter that the tobacco product requirement violation continues for any 30-day period, but may not exceed penalty amount for any 30-day period 2019 1,169,798 1,190,433
Penalty for aggregate above tobacco product requirement violations adjudicated in a single proceeding 2019 11,697,983 11,904,335
333(g)(1) FDA Penalty for any person who disseminates or causes another party to disseminate a direct-to-consumer advertisement that is false or misleading for the first such violation in any 3-year period 2019 302,585 307,923
Penalty for each subsequent above violation in any 3-year period 2019 605,171 615,846
333 note FDA Penalty to be applied for violations of 21 U.S.C. 387f(d)(5) or of violations of restrictions on the sale or distribution of tobacco products promulgated under 21 U.S.C. 387f(d) (e.g., violations of regulations in 21 CFR part 1140) with respect to a retailer with an approved training program in the case of a second regulation violation within a 12-month period 2019 292 297
Penalty in the case of a third violation of 21 U.S.C. 387f(d)(5) or of the tobacco product regulations within a 24-month period 2019 584 594
Penalty in the case of a fourth violation of 21 U.S.C. 387f(d)(5) or of the tobacco product regulations within a 24-month period 2019 2,340 2,381
Penalty in the case of a fifth violation of 21 U.S.C. 387f(d)(5) or of the tobacco product regulations within a 36-month period 2019 5,849 5,952
Penalty in the case of a sixth or subsequent violation of 21 U.S.C. 387f(d)(5) or of the tobacco product regulations within a 48-month period as determined on a case-by-case basis 2019 11,698 11,904
Penalty to be applied for violations of 21 U.S.C. 387f(d)(5) or of violations of restrictions on the sale or distribution of tobacco products promulgated under 21 U.S.C. 387f(d) (e.g., violations of regulations in 21 CFR part 1140) with respect to a retailer that does not have an approved training program in the case of the first regulation violation 2019 292 297
Penalty in the case of a second violation of 21 U.S.C. 387f(d)(5) or of the tobacco product regulations within a 12-month period 2019 584 594
Penalty in the case of a third violation of 21 U.S.C. 387f(d)(5) or of the tobacco product regulations within a 24-month period 2019 1,170 1,191
Penalty in the case of a fourth violation of 21 U.S.C. 387f(d)(5) or of the tobacco product regulations within a 24-month period 2019 2,340 2,381
Penalty in the case of a fifth violation of 21 U.S.C. 387f(d)(5) or of the tobacco product regulations within a 36-month period 2019 5,849 5,952
Penalty in the case of a sixth or subsequent violation of 21 U.S.C. 387f(d)(5) or of the tobacco product regulations within a 48-month period as determined on a case-by-case basis 2019 11,698 11,904
335b(a) FDA Penalty for each violation for any individual who made a false statement or misrepresentation of a material fact, bribed, destroyed, altered, removed, or secreted, or procured the destruction, alteration, removal, or secretion of, any material document, failed to disclose a material fact, obstructed an investigation, employed a consultant who was debarred, debarred individual provided consultant services 2019 445,846 453,711
Penalty in the case of any other person (other than an individual) per above violation 2019 1,783,384 1,814,843
360pp(b)(1) FDA Penalty for any person who violates any such requirements for electronic products, with each unlawful act or omission constituting a separate violation 2019 2,924 2,976
Penalty imposed for any related series of violations of requirements relating to electronic products 2019 996,806 1,014,390
42 U.S.C 2019
262(d) FDA Penalty per day for violation of order of recall of biological product presenting imminent or substantial hazard 2019 229,269 233,313
263b(h)(3) FDA Penalty for failure to obtain a mammography certificate as required 2019 17,834 18,149
300aa-28(b)(1) FDA Penalty per occurrence for any vaccine manufacturer that intentionally destroys, alters, falsifies, or conceals any record or report required 2019 229,269 233,313
256b(d)(1)(B)(vi) HRSA Penalty for each instance of overcharging a 340B covered entity 2019 5,781 5,883
299c-(3)(d) AHRQ Penalty for an establishment or person supplying information obtained in the course of activities for any purpose other than the purpose for which it was supplied 2019 15,034 15,299
653(l)(2) 45 CFR 303.21(f) ACF Penalty for Misuse of Information in the National Directory of New Hires 2019 1,542 1,569
262a(i)(1) 42 CFR 1003.910 OIG Penalty for each individual who violates safety and security procedures related to handling dangerous biological agents and toxins 2019 348,708 354,859
Penalty for any other person who violates safety and security procedures related to handling dangerous biological agents and toxins 2019 697,418 709,720
300jj-51 OIG Penalty per violation for committing information blocking 2019 1,063,260 1,082,016
1320a-7a(a) 42 CFR 1003.210(a)(1) OIG Penalty for knowingly presenting or causing to be presented to an officer, employee, or agent of the United States a false claim 2019 20,504 20,866
Penalty for knowingly presenting or causing to be presented a request for payment which violates the terms of an assignment, agreement, or PPS agreement 2019 20,504 20,866
42 CFR 1003.210(a)(2) Penalty for knowingly giving or causing to be presented to a participating provider or supplier false or misleading information that could reasonably be expected to influence a discharge decision 2019 30,757 31,300
42 CFR 1003.210(a)(3) Penalty for an excluded party retaining ownership or control interest in a participating entity 2019 20,504 20,866
42 CFR 1003.1010 Penalty for remuneration offered to induce program beneficiaries to use particular providers, practitioners, or suppliers 2019 20,504 20,866
42 CFR 1003.210(a)(4) Penalty for employing or contracting with an excluded individual 2019 20,504 20,866
42 CFR 1003.310(a)(3) Penalty for knowing and willful solicitation, receipt, offer, or payment of remuneration for referring an individual for a service or for purchasing, leasing, or ordering an item to be paid for by a Federal health care program 2019 102,522 104,330
42 CFR 1003.210(a)(1) Penalty for ordering or prescribing medical or other item or service during a period in which the person was excluded 2019 20,504 20,866
42 CFR 1003.210(a)(6) Penalty for knowingly making or causing to be made a false statement, omission or misrepresentation of a material fact in any application, bid, or contract to participate or enroll as a provider or supplier 2019 102,522 104,330
42 CFR 1003.210(a)(8) Penalty for knowing of an overpayment and failing to report and return 2019 20,504 20,866
42 CFR 1003.210(a)(7) Penalty for making or using a false record or statement that is material to a false or fraudulent claim 2019 57,812 58,832
42 CFR 1003.210(a)(9) Penalty for failure to grant timely access to HHS OIG for audits, investigations, evaluations, and other statutory functions of HHS OIG 2019 30,757 31,300
1320a-7a(b) OIG Penalty for payments by a hospital or critical access hospital to induce a physician to reduce or limit services to individuals under direct care of physician or who are entitled to certain medical assistance benefits 2019 5,126 5,216
Penalty for physicians who knowingly receive payments from a hospital or critical access hospital to induce such physician to reduce or limit services to individuals under direct care of physician or who are entitled to certain medical assistance benefits 2019 5,126 5,216
42 CFR 1003.210(a)(10) Penalty for a physician who executes a document that falsely certifies home health needs for Medicare beneficiaries 2019 10,252 10,433
1320a-7a(o) OIG Penalty for knowingly presenting or causing to be presented a false or fraudulent specified claim under a grant, contract, or other agreement for which the Secretary provides funding 2016 10,000 10,176
Penalty for knowingly making, using, or causing to be made or used any false statement, omission, or misrepresentation of a material fact in any application, proposal, bid, progress report, or other document required to directly or indirectly receive or retain funds provided pursuant to grant, contract, or other agreement 2016 50,000 50,882
Penalty for Knowingly making, using, or causing to be made or used, a false record or statement material to a false or fraudulent specified claim under grant, contract, or other agreement 2016 50,000 50,882
Penalty for knowingly making, using, or causing to be made or used, a false record or statement material to an obligation to pay or transmit funds or property with respect to grant, contract, or other agreement, or knowingly conceals or improperly avoids or decreases any such obligation 2016 50,000 for each false record or statement, 10,000 per day. 53,231 for each false record statement, 10,646 per day.
Penalty for failure to grant timely access, upon reasonable request, to the Inspector General (I.G.) for purposes of audits, investigations, evaluations, or other statutory functions of I.G. in matters involving grants, contracts, or other agreements 2016 15,000 15,265
1320a-7e(b)(6)(A) 42 CFR 1003.810 OIG Penalty for failure to report any final adverse action taken against a health care provider, supplier, or practitioner 2019 39,121 39,811
1320b-10(b)(1) 42 CFR 1003.610(a) OIG Penalty for the misuse of words, symbols, or emblems in communications in a manner in which a person could falsely construe that such item is approved, endorsed, or authorized by HHS 2019 10,519 10,705
1320b-10(b)(2) 42 CFR 1003.610(a) OIG Penalty for the misuse of words, symbols, or emblems in a broadcast or telecast in a manner in which a person could falsely construe that such item is approved, endorsed, or authorized by HHS 2019 52,596 53,524
1395i-3(b)(3)(B)(ii)(1) 42 CFR 1003.210(a)(11) OIG Penalty for certification of a false statement in assessment of functional capacity of a Skilled Nursing Facility resident assessment 2019 2,194 2,233
1395i-3(b)(3)(B)(ii)(2) 42 CFR 1003.210(a)(11) OIG Penalty for causing another to certify or make a false statement in assessment of functional capacity of a Skilled Nursing Facility resident assessment 2019 10,967 11,160
1395i-3(g)(2)(A) 42 CFR 1003.1310 OIG Penalty for any individual who notifies or causes to be notified a Skilled Nursing Facility of the time or date on which a survey is to be conducted 2019 4,388 4,465
1395w-27(g)(2)(A) 42 CFR 1003.410 OIG Penalty for a Medicare Advantage organization that substantially fails to provide medically necessary, required items and services 2019 39,936 40,640
Penalty for a Medicare Advantage organization that charges excessive premiums 2019 39,121 39,811
Penalty for a Medicare Advantage organization that improperly expels or refuses to reenroll a beneficiary 2019 39,121 39,811
Penalty for a Medicare Advantage organization that engages in practice that would reasonably be expected to have the effect of denying or discouraging enrollment 2019 156,488 159,248
Penalty per individual who does not enroll as a result of a Medicare Advantage organization's practice that would reasonably be expected to have the effect of denying or discouraging enrollment 2019 23,473 23,887
Penalty for a Medicare Advantage organization misrepresenting or falsifying information to Secretary 2019 156,488 159,248
Penalty for a Medicare Advantage organization misrepresenting or falsifying information to individual or other entity 2019 39,121 39,811
Penalty for Medicare Advantage organization interfering with provider's advice to enrollee and non-managed care organization (MCO) affiliated providers that balance bill enrollees 2019 39,121 39,811
Penalty for a Medicare Advantage organization that employs or contracts with excluded individual or entity 2019 39,121 39,811
Penalty for a Medicare Advantage organization enrolling an individual in without prior written consent 2019 39,121 39,811
Penalty for a Medicare Advantage organization transferring an enrollee to another plan without consent or solely for the purpose of earning a commission 2019 39,121 39,811
Penalty for a Medicare Advantage organization failing to comply with marketing restrictions or applicable implementing regulations or guidance 2019 39,121 39,811
Penalty for a Medicare Advantage organization employing or contracting with an individual or entity who violates 1395w-27(g)(1)(A)-(J) 2019 39,121 39,811
1395w-141(i)(3) OIG Penalty for a prescription drug card sponsor that falsifies or misrepresents marketing materials, overcharges program enrollees, or misuse transitional assistance funds 2019 13,669 13,910
1395cc(g) OIG Penalty for improper billing by Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, or Skilled Nursing Facilities 2019 5,317 5,411
1395dd(d)(1) 42 CFR 1003.510 OIG Penalty for a hospital or responsible physician dumping patients needing emergency medical care, if the hospital has 100 beds or more 2019 109,663 111,597
Penalty for a hospital or responsible physician dumping patients needing emergency medical care, if the hospital has less than 100 beds 2019 54,833 55,800
1395mm(i)(6)(B)(i) 42 CFR 1003.410 OIG Penalty for a health maintenance organization (HMO) or competitive plan is such plan substantially fails to provide medically necessary, required items or services 2019 54,833 55,800
Penalty for HMOs/competitive medical plans that charge premiums in excess of permitted amounts 2019 54,833 55,800
Penalty for a HMO or competitive medical plan that expels or refuses to reenroll an individual per prescribed conditions 2019 54,833 55,800
Penalty for a HMO or competitive medical plan that implements practices to discourage enrollment of individuals needing services in future 2019 219,327 223,196
Penalty per individual not enrolled in a plan as a result of a HMO or competitive medical plan that implements practices to discourage enrollment of individuals needing services in the future 2019 31,558 32,115
Penalty for a HMO or competitive medical plan that misrepresents or falsifies information to the Secretary 2019 219,327 223,196
Penalty for a HMO or competitive medical plan that misrepresents or falsifies information to an individual or any other entity 2019 54,833 55,800
Penalty for failure by HMO or competitive medical plan to assure prompt payment of Medicare risk sharing contracts or incentive plan provisions 2019 54,833 55,800
Penalty for HMO that employs or contracts with excluded individual or entity 2019 50,334 51,222
1395nn(g)(3) 42 CFR 1003.310 OIG Penalty for submitting or causing to be submitted claims in violation of the Stark Law's restrictions on physician self-referrals 2019 25,372 25,820
1395nn(g)(4) 42 CFR 1003.310 OIG Penalty for circumventing Stark Law's restrictions on physician self-referrals 2019 169,153 172,137
1395ss(d)(1) 42 CFR 1003.1110 OIG Penalty for a material misrepresentation regarding Medigap compliance policies 2019 10,519 10,705
1395ss(d)(2) 42 CFR 1003.1110 OIG Penalty for selling Medigap policy under false pretense 2019 10,519 10,705
1395ss(d)(3)(A)(ii) 42 CFR 1003.1110 OIG Penalty for an issuer that sells health insurance policy that duplicates benefits 2019 47,357 48,192
Penalty for someone other than issuer that sells health insurance that duplicates benefits 2019 28,413 28,914
1395ss(d)(4)(A) 42 CFR 1003.1110 OIG Penalty for using mail to sell a non-approved Medigap insurance policy 2019 10,519 10,705
1396b(m)(5)(B)(i) 42 CFR 1003.410 OIG Penalty for a Medicaid MCO that substantially fails to provide medically necessary, required items or services 2019 52,596 53,524
Penalty for a Medicaid MCO that charges excessive premiums 2019 52,596 53,524
Penalty for a Medicaid MCO that improperly expels or refuses to reenroll a beneficiary 2019 210,386 214,097
Penalty per individual who does not enroll as a result of a Medicaid MCO's practice that would reasonably be expected to have the effect of denying or discouraging enrollment 2019 31,558 32,115
Penalty for a Medicaid MCO misrepresenting or falsifying information to the Secretary 2019 210,386 214,097
Penalty for a Medicaid MCO misrepresenting or falsifying information to an individual or another entity 2019 52,596 53,524
Penalty for a Medicaid MCO that fails to comply with contract requirements with respect to physician incentive plans 2019 47,357 48,192
1396r(b)(3)(B)(ii)(I) 42 CFR 1003.210(a)(11) OIG Penalty for willfully and knowingly certifying a material and false statement in a Skilled Nursing Facility resident assessment 2019 2,194 2,233
1396r(b)(3)(B)(ii)(II) 42 CFR 1003.210(a)(11) OIG Penalty for willfully and knowingly causing another individual to certify a material and false statement in a Skilled Nursing Facility resident assessment 2019 10,967 11,160
1396r(g)(2)(A)(i) 42 CFR 1003.1310 OIG Penalty for notifying or causing to be notified a Skilled Nursing Facility of the time or date on which a survey is to be conducted 2019 4,388 4,465
1396r-8(b)(3)(B) 42 CFR 1003.1210 OIG Penalty for the knowing provision of false information or refusing to provide information about charges or prices of a covered outpatient drug 2019 189,427 192,768
1396r-8(b)(3)(C)(i) 42 CFR 1003.1210 OIG Penalty per day for failure to timely provide information by drug manufacturer with rebate agreement 2019 18,943 19,277
1396r-8(b)(3)(C)(ii) 42 CFR 1003.1210 OIG Penalty for knowing provision of false information by drug manufacturer with rebate agreement 2019 189,427 192,768
1396t(i)(3)(A) 42 CFR 1003.1310 OIG Penalty for notifying home and community-based providers or settings of survey 2019 3,788 3,855
11131(c) 42 CFR 1003.810 OIG Penalty for failing to report a medical malpractice claim to National Practitioner Data Bank 2019 22,927 23,331
11137(b)(2) 42 CFR 1003.810 OIG Penalty for breaching confidentiality of information reported to National Practitioner Data Bank 2019 22,927 23,331
299b-22(f)(1) 42 CFR 3.404 OCR Penalty for violation of confidentiality provision of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act 2019 12,695 12,919
45 CFR 160.404(b)(1)(i), (ii) OCR Penalty for each pre-February 18, 2009 violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) administrative simplification provisions 2019 159 162
Calendar Year Cap 2019 39,936 40,640
1320(d)-5(a) 45 CFR 160.404(b)(2)(i)(A), (B) OCR Penalty for each February 18, 2009 or later violation of a HIPAA administrative simplification provision in which it is established that the covered entity or business associate did not know and by exercising reasonable diligence, would not have known that the covered entity or business associate violated such a provision:
Minimum 2019 117 119
Maximum 2019 58,490 59,522
Calendar Year Cap 2019 1,754,698 1,785,651
45 CFR 160.404(b)(2)(ii)(A), (B) OCR Penalty for each February 18, 2009 or later violation of a HIPAA administrative simplification provision in which it is established that the violation was due to reasonable cause and not to willful neglect:
Minimum 2019 1,170 1,191
Maximum 2019 58,490 59,522
Calendar Year Cap 2019 1,754,698 1,785,651
45 CFR 160.404(b)(2)(iii)(A), (B) OCR Penalty for each February 18, 2009 or later violation of a HIPAA administrative simplification provision in which it is established that the violation was due to willful neglect and was corrected during the 30-day period beginning on the first date the covered entity or business associate knew, or, by exercising reasonable diligence, would have known that the violation occurred:
Minimum 2019 11,698 11,904
Maximum 2019 58,490 59,522
Calendar Year Cap 2019 1,754,698 1,785,651
45 CFR 160.404(b)(2)(iv)(A), (B) OCR Penalty for each February 18, 2009 or later violation of a HIPAA administrative simplification provision in which it is established that the violation was due to willful neglect and was not corrected during the 30-day period beginning on the first date the covered entity or business associate knew, or by exercising reasonable diligence, would have known that the violation occurred:
Minimum 2019 58,490 59,522
Maximum 2019 1,754,698 1,785,651
Calendar Year Cap 2019 1,754,698 1,785,651
263a(h)(2)(B) & 1395w-2(b)(2)(A)(ii) 42 CFR 493.1834(d)(2)(i) CMS Penalty for a clinical laboratory's failure to meet participation and certification requirements and poses immediate jeopardy:
Minimum 2019 6,417 6,530
Maximum 2019 21,039 21,410
42 CFR 493.1834(d)(2)(ii) CMS Penalty for a clinical laboratory's failure to meet participation and certification requirements and the failure does not pose immediate jeopardy:
Minimum 2019 106 108
Maximum 2019 6,311 6,422
300gg-15(f) 45 CFR 147.200(e) CMS Failure to provide the Summary of Benefits and Coverage 2019 1,156 1,176
300gg-18 45 CFR 158.606 CMS Penalty for violations of regulations related to the medical loss ratio reporting and rebating 2019 116 118
1320a-7h(b)(1) 42 CFR 402.105(d)(5), 42 CFR 403.912(a) & (c) CMS Penalty for manufacturer or group purchasing organization failing to report information required under 42 U.S.C. 1320a-7h(a), relating to physician ownership or investment interests:
Minimum 2019 1,156 1,176
Maximum 2019 11,562 11,766
Calendar Year Cap 2019 173,436 176,495
1320a-7h(b)(2) 42 CFR 402.105(h), 42 CFR 403.912(b) & (c) CMS Penalty for manufacturer or group purchasing organization knowingly failing to report information required under 42 U.S.C. 1320a-7h(a), relating to physician ownership or investment interests:
Minimum 2019 11,562 11,766
Maximum 2019 115,624 117,664
Calendar Year Cap 2019 1,156,242 1,176,638
CMS Penalty for an administrator of a facility that fails to comply with notice requirements for the closure of a facility 2019 115,624 117,664
1320a-7j(h)(3)(A) 42 CFR 488.446(a)(1), (2), & (3) CMS Minimum penalty for the first offense of an administrator who fails to provide notice of facility closure 2019 578 588
Minimum penalty for the second offense of an administrator who fails to provide notice of facility closure 2019 1,735 1,766
Minimum penalty for the third and subsequent offenses of an administrator who fails to provide notice of facility closure 2019 3,468 3,529
1320a-8(a)(1) CMS Penalty for an entity knowingly making a false statement or representation of material fact in the determination of the amount of benefits or payments related to old-age, survivors, and disability insurance benefits, special benefits for certain World War II veterans, or supplemental security income for the aged, blind, and disabled 2019 8,457 8,606
Penalty for violation of 42 U.S.C. 1320a-8(a)(1) if the violator is a person who receives a fee or other income for services performed in connection with determination of the benefit amount or the person is a physician or other health care provider who submits evidence in connection with such a determination 2019 7,975 8,116
1320a-8(a)(3) CMS Penalty for a representative payee (under 42 U.S.C. 405(j), 1007, or 1383(a)(2)) converting any part of a received payment from the benefit programs described in the previous civil monetary penalty to a use other than for the benefit of the beneficiary 2019 6,623 6,740
1320b-25(c)(1)(A) CMS Penalty for failure of covered individuals to report to the Secretary and 1 or more law enforcement officials any reasonable suspicion of a crime against a resident, or individual receiving care, from a long-term care facility 2019 231,249 235,328
1320b-25(c)(2)(A) CMS Penalty for failure of covered individuals to report to the Secretary and 1 or more law enforcement officials any reasonable suspicion of a crime against a resident, or individual receiving care, from a long-term care facility if such failure exacerbates the harm to the victim of the crime or results in the harm to another individual 2019 346,872 352,991
1320b-25(d)(2) CMS Penalty for a long-term care facility that retaliates against any employee because of lawful acts done by the employee, or files a complaint or report with the State professional disciplinary agency against an employee or nurse for lawful acts done by the employee or nurse 2019 231,249 235,328
1395b-7(b)(2)(B) 42 CFR 402.105(g) CMS Penalty for any person who knowingly and willfully fails to furnish a beneficiary with an itemized statement of items or services within 30 days of the beneficiary's request 2019 156 159
1395i-3(h)(2)(B)(ii)(I) 42 CFR 488.408(d)(1)(iii) CMS Penalty per day for a Skilled Nursing Facility that has a Category 2 violation of certification requirements:
Minimum 2019 110 112
Maximum 2019 6,579 6,695
42 CFR 488.408(d)(1)(iv) CMS Penalty per instance of Category 2 noncompliance by a Skilled Nursing Facility:
Minimum 2019 2,194 2,233
Maximum 2019 21,933 22,320
42 CFR 488.408(e)(1)(iii) CMS Penalty per day for a Skilled Nursing Facility that has a Category 3 violation of certification requirements:
Minimum 2019 6,690 6,808
Maximum 2019 21,933 22,320
42 CFR 488.408(e)(1)(iv) CMS Penalty per instance of Category 3 noncompliance by a Skilled Nursing Facility:
Minimum 2019 2,194 2,233
Maximum 2019 21,933 22,320
42 CFR 488.408(e)(2)(ii) CMS Penalty per day and per instance for a Skilled Nursing Facility that has Category 3 noncompliance with Immediate Jeopardy:
Per Day (Minimum) 2019 6,690 6,808
Per Day (Maximum) 2019 21,933 22,320
Per Instance (Minimum) 2019 2,194 2,233
Per Instance (Maximum) 2019 21,933 22,320
42 CFR 488.438(a)(1)(i) CMS Penalty per day of a Skilled Nursing Facility that fails to meet certification requirements. These amounts represent the upper range per day:
Minimum 2019 6,690 6,808
Maximum 2019 21,933 22,320
42 CFR 488.438(a)(1)(ii) CMS Penalty per day of a Skilled Nursing Facility that fails to meet certification requirements. These amounts represent the lower range per day:
Minimum 2019 110 112
Maximum 2019 6,579 6,695
42 CFR 488.438(a)(2) CMS Penalty per instance of a Skilled Nursing Facility that fails to meet certification requirements:
Minimum 2019 2,194 2,233
Maximum 2019 21,933 22,320
1395l(h)(5)(D) 42 CFR 402.105(d)(2)(i) CMS Penalty for knowingly, willfully, and repeatedly billing for a clinical diagnostic laboratory test other than on an assignment-related basis. (Penalties are assessed in the same manner as 42 U.S.C. 1395u(j)(2)(B), which is assessed according to 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395l(i)(6) CMS Penalty for knowingly and willfully presenting or causing to be presented a bill or request for payment for an intraocular lens inserted during or after cataract surgery for which the Medicare payment rate includes the cost of acquiring the class of lens involved 2019 4,208 4,282
1395l(q)(2)(B)(i) 42 CFR 402.105(a) CMS Penalty for knowingly and willfully failing to provide information about a referring physician when seeking payment on an unassigned basis 2019 4,027 4,098
1395m(a)(11)(A) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(4), 402.105(d)(2)(ii) CMS Penalty for any durable medical equipment supplier that knowingly and willfully charges for a covered service that is furnished on a rental basis after the rental payments may no longer be made. (Penalties are assessed in the same manner as 42 U.S.C. 1395u(j)(2)(B), which is assessed according to 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395m(a)(18)(B) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(5), 402.105(d)(2)(iii) CMS Penalty for any nonparticipating durable medical equipment supplier that knowingly and willfully fails to make a refund to Medicare beneficiaries for a covered service for which payment is precluded due to an unsolicited telephone contact from the supplier. (Penalties are assessed in the same manner as 42 U.S.C. 1395u(j)(2)(B), which is assessed according to 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395m(b)(5)(C) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(6), 402.105(d)(2)(iv) CMS Penalty for any nonparticipating physician or supplier that knowingly and willfully charges a Medicare beneficiary more than the limiting charge for radiologist services. (Penalties are assessed in the same manner as 42 U.S.C. 1395u(j)(2)(B), which is assessed according to 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395m(h)(3) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(8), 402.105(d)(2)(vi) CMS Penalty for any supplier of prosthetic devices, orthotics, and prosthetics that knowing and willfully charges for a covered prosthetic device, orthotic, or prosthetic that is furnished on a rental basis after the rental payment may no longer be made. (Penalties are assessed in the same manner as 42 U.S.C. 1395m(a)(11)(A), that is in the same manner as 1395u(j)(2)(B), which is assessed according to 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395m(j)(2)(A)(iii) CMS Penalty for any supplier of durable medical equipment including a supplier of prosthetic devices, prosthetics, orthotics, or supplies that knowingly and willfully distributes a certificate of medical necessity in violation of Section 1834(j)(2)(A)(i) of the Act or fails to provide the information required under Section 1834(j)(2)(A)(ii) of the Act 2019 1,692 1,722
1395m(j)(4) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(10), 402.105(d)(2)(vii) CMS Penalty for any supplier of durable medical equipment, including a supplier of prosthetic devices, prosthetics, orthotics, or supplies that knowingly and willfully fails to make refunds in a timely manner to Medicare beneficiaries for series billed other than on as assignment-related basis under certain conditions. (Penalties are assessed in the same manner as 42 U.S.C. 1395m(j)(4) and 1395u(j)(2)(B), which is assessed according to 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395m(k)(6) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(31), 402.105(d)(3) CMS Penalty for any person or entity who knowingly and willfully bills or collects for any outpatient therapy services or comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation services on other than an assignment-related basis. (Penalties are assessed in the same manner as 42 U.S.C. 1395m(k)(6) and 1395u(j)(2)(B), which is assessed according to 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395m(l)(6) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(32), 402.105(d)(4) CMS Penalty for any supplier of ambulance services who knowingly and willfully fills or collects for any services on other than an assignment-related basis. (Penalties are assessed in the same manner as 42 U.S.C. 1395u(b)(18)(B), which is assessed according to 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395u(b)(18)(B) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(11), 402.105(d)(2)(viii) CMS Penalty for any practitioner specified in Section 1842(b)(18)(C) of the Act or other person that knowingly and willfully bills or collects for any services by the practitioners on other than an assignment-related basis. (Penalties are assessed in the same manner as 42 U.S.C. 1395u(j)(2)(B), which is assessed according to 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395u(j)(2)(B) 42 CFR 402.1(c) CMS Penalty for any physician who charges more than 125% for a non-participating referral. (Penalties are assessed in the same manner as 42 U.S.C. 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395u(k) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(12), 402.105(d)(2)(ix) CMS Penalty for any physician who knowingly and willfully presents or causes to be presented a claim for bill for an assistant at a cataract surgery performed on or after March 1, 1987, for which payment may not be made because of section 1862(a)(15). (Penalties are assessed in the same manner as 42 U.S.C. 1395u(j)(2)(B), which is assessed according to 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395u(l)(3) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(13), 402.105(d)(2)(x) CMS Penalty for any nonparticipating physician who does not accept payment on an assignment-related basis and who knowingly and willfully fails to refund on a timely basis any amounts collected for services that are not reasonable or medically necessary or are of poor quality under 1842(l)(1)(A). (Penalties are assessed in the same manner as 42 U.S.C. 1395u(j)(2)(B), which is assessed according to 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395u(m)(3) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(14), 402.105(d)(2)(xi) CMS Penalty for any nonparticipating physician charging more than $500 who does not accept payment for an elective surgical procedure on an assignment related basis and who knowingly and willfully fails to disclose the required information regarding charges and coinsurance amounts and fails to refund on a timely basis any amount collected for the procedure in excess of the charges recognized and approved by the Medicare program. (Penalties are assessed in the same manner as 42 U.S.C. 1395u(j)(2)(B), which is assessed according to 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395u(n)(3) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(15), 402.105(d)(2)(xii) CMS Penalty for any physician who knowingly, willfully, and repeatedly bills one or more beneficiaries for purchased diagnostic tests any amount other than the payment amount specified by the Act. (Penalties are assessed in the same manner as 42 U.S.C. 1395u(j)(2)(B), which is assessed according to 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395u(o)(3)(B) 42 CFR 414.707(b) CMS Penalty for any practitioner specified in Section 1842(b)(18)(C) of the Act or other person that knowingly and willfully bills or collects for any services pertaining to drugs or biologics by the practitioners on other than an assignment-related basis. (Penalties are assessed in the same manner as 42 U.S.C. 1395u(b)(18)(B) and 1395u(j)(2)(B), which is assessed according to 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395u(p)(3)(A) CMS Penalty for any physician or practitioner who knowingly and willfully fails promptly to provide the appropriate diagnosis codes upon CMS or Medicare administrative contractor request for payment or bill not submitted on an assignment-related basis 2019 4,208 4,282
1395w-3a(d)(4)(A) 42 CFR 414.806 CMS Penalty for a pharmaceutical manufacturer's misrepresentation of average sales price of a drug, or biologic 2019 13,669 13,910
1395w-4(g)(1)(B) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(17), 402.105(d)(2)(xiii) CMS Penalty for any nonparticipating physician, supplier, or other person that furnishes physician services not on an assignment-related basis who either knowingly and willfully bills or collects in excess of the statutorily-defined limiting charge or fails to make a timely refund or adjustment. (Penalties are assessed in the same manner as 42 U.S.C. 1395u(j)(2)(B), which is assessed according to 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395w-4(g)(3)(B) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(18), 402.105(d)(2)(xiv) CMS Penalty for any person that knowingly and willfully bills for statutorily defined State-plan approved physicians' services on any other basis than an assignment-related basis for a Medicare/Medicaid dual eligible beneficiary. (Penalties are assessed in the same manner as 42 U.S.C. 1395u(j)(2)(B), which is assessed according to 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395w-27(g)(3)(A); 1857(g)(3) 42 CFR 422.760(b); 42 CFR 423.760(b) CMS Penalty for each termination determination the Secretary makes that is the result of actions by a Medicare Advantage organization or Part D sponsor that has adversely affected an individual covered under the organization's contract 2019 39,121 39,811
1395w-27(g)(3)(B); 1857(g)(3) CMS Penalty for each week beginning after the initiation of civil money penalty procedures by the Secretary because a Medicare Advantage organization or Part D sponsor has failed to carry out a contract, or has carried out a contract inconsistently with regulations 2019 15,649 15,925
1395w-27(g)(3)(D); 1857(g)(3) CMS Penalty for a Medicare Advantage organization's or Part D sponsor's early termination of its contract 2019 145,335 147,899
1395y(b)(3)(C) 42 CFR 411.103(b) CMS Penalty for an employer or other entity to offer any financial or other incentive for an individual entitled to benefits not to enroll under a group health plan or large group health plan which would be a primary plan 2019 9,472 9,639
1395y(b)(5)(C)(ii) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(20), 42 CFR 402.105(b)(2) CMS Penalty for any non-governmental employer that, before October 1, 1998, willfully or repeatedly failed to provide timely and accurate information requested relating to an employee's group health insurance coverage 2019 1,542 1,569
1395y(b)(6)(B) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(21), 402.105(a) CMS Penalty for any entity that knowingly, willfully, and repeatedly fails to complete a claim form relating to the availability of other health benefits in accordance with statute or provides inaccurate information relating to such on the claim form 2019 3,383 3,443
1395y(b)(7)(B)(i) CMS Penalty for any entity serving as insurer, third party administrator, or fiduciary for a group health plan that fails to provide information that identifies situations where the group health plan is or was a primary plan to Medicare to the HHS Secretary 2019 1,211 1,232
1395y(b)(8)(E) CMS Penalty for any non-group health plan that fails to identify claimants who are Medicare beneficiaries and provide information to the HHS Secretary to coordinate benefits and pursue any applicable recovery claim 2019 1,211 1,232
1395nn(g)(5) 42 CFR 411.361 CMS Penalty for any person that fails to report information required by HHS under Section 1877(f) concerning ownership, investment, and compensation arrangements 2019 20,134 20,489
1395pp(h) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(23), 402.105(d)(2)(xv) CMS Penalty for any durable medical equipment supplier, including a supplier of prosthetic devices, prosthetics, orthotics, or supplies, that knowingly and willfully fails to make refunds in a timely manner to Medicare beneficiaries under certain conditions. (42 U.S.C. 1395(m)(18) sanctions apply here in the same manner, which is under 1395u(j)(2) and 1320a-7a(a)) 2019 15,975 16,257
1395ss(a)(2) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(24), 405.105(f)(1) CMS Penalty for any person that issues a Medicare supplemental policy that has not been approved by the State regulatory program or does not meet Federal standards after a statutorily defined effective date 2019 54,832 55,799
1395ss(d)(3)(A)(vi)(II) CMS Penalty for someone other than issuer that sells or issues a Medicare supplemental policy to beneficiary without a disclosure statement 2019 28,413 28,914
Penalty for an issuer that sells or issues a Medicare supplemental policy without disclosure statement 2019 47,357 48,192
1395ss(d)(3)(B)(iv) CMS Penalty for someone other than issuer that sells or issues a Medicare supplemental policy without acknowledgement form 2019 28,413 28,914
Penalty for issuer that sells or issues a Medicare supplemental policy without an acknowledgement form 2019 47,357 48,192
1395ss(p)(8) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(25), 402.105(e) CMS Penalty for any person that sells or issues Medicare supplemental polices after a given date that fail to conform to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) or Federal standards established by statute 2019 28,413 28,914
42 CFR 402.1(c)(25), 405.105(f)(2) CMS Penalty for any person that sells or issues Medicare supplemental polices after a given date that fail to conform to the NAIC or Federal standards established by statute 2019 47,357 48,192
1395ss(p)(9)(C) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(26), 402.105(e) CMS Penalty for any person that sells a Medicare supplemental policy and fails to make available for sale the core group of basic benefits when selling other Medicare supplemental policies with additional benefits or fails to provide the individual, before selling the policy, an outline of coverage describing benefits 2019 28,413 28,914
42 CFR 402.1(c)(26), 405.105(f)(3), (4) Penalty for any person that sells a Medicare supplemental policy and fails to make available for sale the core group of basic benefits when selling other Medicare supplemental policies with additional benefits or fails to provide the individual, before selling the policy, an outline of coverage describing benefits 2019 47,357 48,192
1395ss(q)(5)(C) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(27), 405.105(f)(5) CMS Penalty for any person that fails to suspend the policy of a policyholder made eligible for medical assistance or automatically reinstates the policy of a policyholder who has lost eligibility for medical assistance, under certain circumstances 2019 47,357 48,192
1395ss(r)(6)(A) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(28), 405.105(f)(6) CMS Penalty for any person that fails to provide refunds or credits as required by section 1882(r)(1)(B) 2019 47,357 48,192
1395ss(s)(4) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(29), 405.105(c) CMS Penalty for any issuer of a Medicare supplemental policy that does not waive listed time periods if they were already satisfied under a proceeding Medicare supplemental policy, or denies a policy, or conditions the issuances or effectiveness of the policy, or discriminates in the pricing of the policy base on health status or other specified criteria 2019 20,104 20,459
1395ss(t)(2) 42 CFR 402.1(c)(30), 405.105(f)(7) CMS Penalty for any issuer of a Medicare supplemental policy that fails to fulfill listed responsibilities 2019 47,357 48,192
1395ss(v)(4)(A) CMS Penalty someone other than issuer who sells, issues, or renews a Medigap Rx policy to an individual who is a Part D enrollee 2019 20,503 20,865
Penalty for an issuer who sells, issues, or renews a Medigap Rx policy who is a Part D enrollee 2019 34,174 34,777
1395bbb(c)(1) 42 CFR 488.725(c) CMS Penalty for any individual who notifies or causes to be notified a home health agency of the time or date on which a survey of such agency is to be conducted 2019 4,388 4,465
1395bbb(f)(2)(A)(i) 42 CFR 488.845(b)(2)(iii) 42 CFR 488.845(b)(3)-(6); and 42 CFR 488.845(d)(1)(ii) CMS Maximum daily penalty amount for each day a home health agency is not in compliance with statutory requirements 2019 21,039 21,410
42 CFR 488.845(b)(3) Penalty per day for home health agency's noncompliance (Upper Range):
Minimum 2019 17,883 18,198
Maximum 2019 21,039 21,410
42 CFR 488.845(b)(3)(i) Penalty for a home health agency's deficiency or deficiencies that cause immediate jeopardy and result in actual harm 2019 21,039 21,410
42 CFR 488.845(b)(3)(ii) Penalty for a home health agency's deficiency or deficiencies that cause immediate jeopardy and result in potential for harm 2019 18,934 19,268
42 CFR 488.845(b)(3)(iii) Penalty for an isolated incident of noncompliance in violation of established home health agency (HHA) policy 2019 17,883 18,198
42 CFR 488.845(b)(4) Penalty for a repeat and/or condition-level deficiency that does not constitute immediate jeopardy, but is directly related to poor quality patient care outcomes (Lower Range):
Minimum 2019 3,157 3,213
Maximum 2019 17,883 18,198
42 CFR 488.845(b)(5) Penalty for a repeat and/or condition-level deficiency that does not constitute immediate jeopardy and that is related predominately to structure or process-oriented conditions (Lower Range):
Minimum 2019 1,052 1,071
Maximum 2019 8,415 8,563
42 CFR 488.845(b)(6) Penalty imposed for instance of noncompliance that may be assessed for one or more singular events of condition-level noncompliance that are identified and where the noncompliance was corrected during the onsite survey:
Minimum 2019 2,104 2,141
Maximum 2019 21,039 21,410
Penalty for each day of noncompliance (Maximum) 2019 21,039 21,410
42 CFR 488.845(d)(1)(ii) Penalty for each day of noncompliance (Maximum) 2019 21,039 21,410
1396b(m)(5)(B) 42 CFR 460.46 CMS Penalty for Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) organization's practice that would reasonably be expected to have the effect of denying or discouraging enrollment:
Minimum 2019 23,473 23,887
Maximum 2019 156,488 159,248
Penalty for a PACE organization that charges excessive premiums 2019 39,121 39,811
Penalty for a PACE organization misrepresenting or falsifying information to CMS, the State, or an individual or other entity 2019 156,488 159,248
Penalty for each determination the CMS makes that the PACE organization has failed to provide medically necessary items and services of the failure has adversely affected (or has the substantial likelihood of adversely affecting) a PACE participant 2019 39,121 39,811
Penalty for involuntarily disenrolling a participant 2019 39,121 39,811
Penalty for discriminating or discouraging enrollment or disenrollment of participants on the basis of an individual's health status or need for health care services 2019 39,121 39,811
1396r(h)(3)(C)(ii)(I) 42 CFR 488.408(d)(1)(iii) CMS Penalty per day for a nursing facility's failure to meet a Category 2 Certification:
Minimum 2019 110 112
Maximum 2019 6,579 6,695
42 CFR 488.408(d)(1)(iv) CMS Penalty per instance for a nursing facility's failure to meet Category 2 certification:
Minimum 2019 2,194 2,233
Maximum 2019 21,933 22,320
42 CFR 488.408(e)(1)(iii) CMS Penalty per day for a nursing facility's failure to meet Category 3 certification:
Minimum 2019 6,690 6,808
Maximum 2019 21,933 22,320
42 CFR 488.408(e)(1)(iv) CMS Penalty per instance for a nursing facility's failure to meet Category 3 certification:
Minimum 2019 2,194 2,233
Maximum 2019 21,933 22,320
42 CFR 488.408(e)(2)(ii) CMS Penalty per instance for a nursing facility's failure to meet Category 3 certification, which results in immediate jeopardy:
Minimum 2019 2,194 2,233
Maximum 2019 21,933 22,320
42 CFR 488.438(a)(1)(i) CMS Penalty per day for nursing facility's failure to meet certification (Upper Range):
Minimum 2019 6,690 6,808
Maximum 2019 21,933 22,320
42 CFR 488.438(a)(1)(ii) CMS Penalty per day for nursing facility's failure to meet certification (Lower Range):
Minimum 2019 110 112
Maximum 2019 6,579 6,695
42 CFR 488.438(a)(2) CMS Penalty per instance for nursing facility's failure to meet certification:
Minimum 2019 2,194 2,233
Maximum 2019 21,933 22,320
1396r(f)(2)(B)(iii)(I)(c) 42 CFR 483.151(b)(2)(iv) and (b)(3)(iii) CMS Grounds to prohibit approval of Nurse Aide Training Program - if assessed a penalty in 1819(h)(2)(B)(i) or 1919(h)(2)(A)(ii) of “not less than $5,000” [Not civil monetary penalties (CMPs) authority, but a specific CMP amount (CMP at this level) that is the triggering condition for disapproval] 2019 10,967 11,160
1396r(h)(3)(C)(ii)(I) 42 CFR 483.151(c)(2) CMS Grounds to waive disapproval of nurse aide training program - reference to disapproval based on imposition of CMP “not less than $5,000” [Not CMP authority but CMP imposition at this level determines eligibility to seek waiver of disapproval of nurse aide training program] 2019 10,967 11,160
1396t(j)(2)(C) CMS Penalty for each day of noncompliance for a home or community care provider that no longer meets the minimum requirements for home and community care:
Minimum 2019 2 2
Maximum 2019 18,943 19,277
1396u-2(e)(2)(A)(i) 42 CFR 438.704 CMS Penalty for a Medicaid managed care organization that fails substantially to provide medically necessary items and services 2019 39,121 39,811
Penalty for Medicaid managed care organization that imposes premiums or charges on enrollees in excess of the premiums or charges permitted 2019 39,121 39,811
Penalty for a Medicaid managed care organization that misrepresents or falsifies information to another individual or entity 2019 39,121 39,811
Penalty for a Medicaid managed care organization that fails to comply with the applicable statutory requirements for such organizations 2019 39,121 39,811
1396u-2(e)(2)(A)(ii) 42 CFR 438.704 CMS Penalty for a Medicaid managed care organization that misrepresents or falsifies information to the HHS Secretary 2019 156,488 159,248
Penalty for Medicaid managed care organization that acts to discriminate among enrollees on the basis of their health status 2019 156,488 159,248
1396u-2(e)(2)(A)(iv) 42 CFR 438.704 CMS Penalty for each individual that does not enroll as a result of a Medicaid managed care organization that acts to discriminate among enrollees on the basis of their health status 2019 23,473 23,887
1396u(h)(2) 42 CFR Part 441, Subpart I CMS Penalty for a provider not meeting one of the requirements relating to the protection of the health, safety, and welfare of individuals receiving community supported living arrangements services 2019 21,933 22,320
1396w-2(c)(1) CMS Penalty for disclosing information related to eligibility determinations for medical assistance programs 2019 11,698 11,904
18041(c)(2) 45 CFR 150.315; 45 CFR 156.805(c) CMS Failure to comply with requirements of the Public Health Services Act; Penalty for violations of rules or standards of behavior associated with issuer participation in the federally-facilitated Exchange. (42 U.S.C. 300gg-22(b)(2)(C)) 2019 159 162
18081(h)(1)(A)(i)(II) 42 CFR 155.285 CMS Penalty for providing false information on Exchange application 2019 28,906 29,416
18081(h)(1)(B) 42 CFR 155.285 CMS Penalty for knowingly or willfully providing false information on Exchange application 2019 289,060 294,159
18081(h)(2) 42 CFR 155.260 CMS Penalty for knowingly or willfully disclosing protected information from Exchange 2019 28,906 29,416
31 U.S.C.:
1352 45 CFR 93.400(e) HHS Penalty for the first time an individual makes an expenditure prohibited by regulations regarding lobbying disclosure, absent aggravating circumstances 2019 20,134 20,489
Penalty for second and subsequent offenses by individuals who make an expenditure prohibited by regulations regarding lobbying disclosure:
Minimum 2019 20,134 20,489
Maximum 2019 201,340 204,892
Penalty for the first time an individual fails to file or amend a lobbying disclosure form, absent aggravating circumstances 2019 20,134 20,489
Penalty for second and subsequent offenses by individuals who fail to file or amend a lobbying disclosure form, absent aggravating circumstances:
Minimum 2019 20,134 20,489
Maximum 2019 201,340 204,892
45 CFR Part 93, Appendix A HHS Penalty for failure to provide certification regarding lobbying in the award documents for all sub-awards of all tiers:
Minimum 2019 20,134 20,489
Maximum 2019 201,340 204,892
Penalty for failure to provide statement regarding lobbying for loan guarantee and loan insurance transactions:
Minimum 2019 20,134 20,489
Maximum 2019 201,340 204,892
3801-3812 45 CFR 79.3(a)(1)(iv) HHS Penalty against any individual who - with knowledge or reason to know - makes, presents or submits a false, fictitious or fraudulent claim to the Department 2019 10,520 10,706
45 CFR 79.3(b)(1)(ii) Penalty against any individual who - with knowledge or reason to know - makes, presents or submits a false, fictitious or fraudulent claim to the Department 2019 10,520 10,706

1 Some HHS components have not promulgated regulations regarding their civil monetary penalty-specific statutory authorities.

2 The description is not intended to be a comprehensive explanation of the underlying violation; the statute and corresponding regulation, if applicable, should be consulted.

3 Statutory or Inflation Act Adjustment.

4 The cost of living multiplier for 2020, based on the Consumer Price Index for all Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the month of October 2019, not seasonally adjusted, is 1.01764, as indicated in OMB Memorandum M-20-05, “Implementation of Penalty Inflation Adjustments for 2019, Pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015” (December 16, 2019).

[81 FR 61565, Sept. 6, 2016, as amended at 83 FR 51370, Oct. 11, 2018; 84 FR 59550, Nov. 5, 2019; 85 FR 2870, Jan. 17, 2020]