45 CFR 79.1 - Basis and purpose.

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§ 79.1 Basis and purpose.

(a)Basis. This part implements the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986, Pub. L. 99-509, §§ 6101-6104, 100 Stat. 1874 (October 21, 1986), to be codified at 31 U.S.C. 3801- 3812 U.S.C. 3809 of the statute requires each authority head to promulgate regulations necessary to implement the provisions of the statute.

(b)Purpose. This part (1) establishes administrative procedures for imposing civil penalties and assessments against persons who make, submit, or present, or cause to be made, submitted, or presented, false, fictitious, or fraudulent claims or written statements to authorities or to their agents, and (2) specifies the hearing and appeal rights of persons subject to allegations of liability for such penalties and assessments.

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Title 45 published on 12-Aug-2017 03:34

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 45 CFR Part 79 after this date.

  • 2016-09-06; vol. 81 # 172 - Tuesday, September 6, 2016
    1. 81 FR 61538 - Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties for Inflation
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Office of the Secretary, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of the Inspector General
      Interim final rule.
      This rule is effective on September 6, 2016.
      42 CFR Part 3