Disclosing entity means:
(1) A provider of services, an independent clinical laboratory, a renal disease facility, a rural health clinic, a Federally qualified health center, or a health maintenance organization (as defined in section 1301(a) of the Public Health Service Act);
(2) A carrier or other agency or organization that is acting for one or more providers of services for purposes of part A and part B of Medicare; and
(3) A part B supplier, as defined in § 400.202 of this chapter.
42 CFR § 420.201
As used in this subpart unless the context indicates otherwise: