All vendors are subject to the federal and state laws and rules
and regulations governing the programs in which they participate. Following are
examples of violations by vendors of these laws, rules or regulations which
constitute good cause for the imposition of administrative sanctions against
(1) Accepting payment
for goods provided to and/or services performed for any beneficiary under
Chapter 302 of the Connecticut General Statutes, which payment exceeds the
amount(s) due or authorized by law for such goods and/or services.
(2) Soliciting to perform services for and/or
sell goods to any such beneficiary or recipient knowing that such beneficiary
or recipient is not in need of such goods or services.
(3) Selling goods to or performing services
for any such beneficiary or recipient without prior authorization by the
Department of Income Maintenance when prior authorization is required by said
Department for the buying of such goods or the performance of any such
(4) Accepting from any
person or source other than the State an additional compensation in excess of
the amount authorized by law for goods provided to or services performed for
any such beneficiary or recipient.
(5) Knowingly and willfully making, or
causing to be made, any false statement or misrepresentation of material fact
for the purpose of claiming or determining payment.
(6) Furnishing or ordering services that are
in excess of the recipient's needs or that fail to meet professionally
Submitting or causing to be submitted to the program bills or requests for
payment containing charges or costs that are in excess of customary charges or
(8) Any of the fraudulent
acts and/or false reporting proscribed under federal or state
(9) Failure of a vendor
to comply with any provision of a contract or agreement which is in effect
between said vendor and the Department of Income Maintenance.