§ 1641.19 Notice of proposed removal
(a) Before removing an IPA, the OIG shall send the IPA written notice of the proposed removal. The notice shall be sent in a manner that provides evidence of its receipt and shall:
(1) State that removal is being considered;
(2) Identify the reasons for the proposed removal sufficient to put the IPA on notice of the conduct or transaction(s) upon which a removal proceeding is based;
(3) Identify the regulatory provisions governing the removal proceeding; and
(4) State that removal shall be for the years remaining on the existing contract(s) between the IPA and the recipient(s).
(b) A copy of the notice also shall be sent to the affected recipient(s), if any, which may comment on the proposed action in the time frame set out in § 1641.20.