42 U.S. Code § 1320a–5 - Disclosure by institutions, organizations, and agencies of owners, officers, etc., convicted of offenses related to programs; notification requirements; “managing employee” defined
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(a) As a condition of participation in or certification or recertification under the programs established by subchapters XVIII,  and XIX of this chapter, any hospital, nursing facility, or other entity (other than an individual practitioner or group of practitioners) shall be required to disclose to the Secretary or to the appropriate State agency the name of any person that is a person described in subparagraphs (A) and (B) of section 1320a–7 (b)(8) of this title. The Secretary or the appropriate State agency shall promptly notify the Inspector General in the Department of Health and Human Services of the receipt from any entity of any application or request for such participation, certification, or recertification which discloses the name of any such person, and shall notify the Inspector General of the action taken with respect to such application or request.
(b) For the purposes of this section, the term “managing employee” means, with respect to an entity, an individual, including a general manager, business manager, administrator, and director, who exercises operational or managerial control over the entity, or who directly or indirectly conducts the day-to-day operations of the entity.
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Source(Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, title XI, § 1126, as added Pub. L. 95–142, § 8(a),Oct. 25, 1977, 91 Stat. 1194; amended Pub. L. 97–35, title XXIII, § 2353(j),Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 873; Pub. L. 98–369, div. B, title VI, § 2663(j)(2)(D)(vi),July 18, 1984, 98 Stat. 1170; Pub. L. 100–93, § 8(b),Aug. 18, 1987, 101 Stat. 692.)
1987—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–93, § 8(b)(1), in first sentence substituted “or other entity (other than an individual practitioner or group of practitioners) shall be required to disclose to the Secretary or to the appropriate State agency the name of any person that is a person described in subparagraphs (A) and (B) of section 1320a–7 (b)(8) of this title.” for “or other institution, organization, or agency shall be required to disclose to the Secretary or to the appropriate State agency the name of any person who—
“(1) has a direct or indirect ownership or control interest of 5 percent or more in such institution, organization, or agency or is an officer, director, agent, or managing employee (as defined in subsection (b) of this section) of such institution, organization, or agency, and
“(2) has been convicted (on or after October 25, 1977, or within such period prior to that date as the Secretary shall specify in regulations) of a criminal offense related to the involvement of such person in any of such programs.”,and in second sentence substituted “entity” for “institution, organization, or agency”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 100–93, § 8(b)(2), substituted “entity” for “institution, organization, or agency” in three places.
1984—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 98–369substituted “Health and Human Services” for “Health, Education, and Welfare” in provisions following par. (2).
1981—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 97–35substituted in provision preceding par. (1) “and XIX of this chapter” for “XIX, and XX of this chapter”.
Effective Date of 1987 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 100–93effective at end of fourteen-day period beginning Aug. 18, 1987, and inapplicable to administrative proceedings commenced before end of such period, see section 15(a) ofPub. L. 100–93, set out as a note under section 1320a–7 of this title.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 98–369effective July 18, 1984, but not to be construed as changing or affecting any right, liability, status, or interpretation which existed (under the provisions of law involved) before that date, see section 2664(b) ofPub. L. 98–369, set out as a note under section 401 of this title.
Effective Date of 1981 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 97–35effective Oct. 1, 1981, except as otherwise explicitly provided, see section 2354 ofPub. L. 97–35, set out as an Effective Date note under section 1397 of this title.
Pub. L. 95–142, § 8(e),Oct. 25, 1977, 91 Stat. 1195, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [enacting this section and amending sections 1395cc, 1396b, and 1397a of this title] shall apply with respect to contracts, agreements, and arrangements entered into and approvals given pursuant to applications or requests made on and after the first day of the fourth month beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 25, 1977].”
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