Section 521.4 - Determination of Adequacy of Compliance Program

521.4 Determination of Adequacy of Compliance Program.

(a) The commissioner of health and the Medicaid inspector general shall have the authority to determine at any time if a provider has a compliance program that is effective and appropriate to its characteristics and satisfactorily meets the requirements of this Part.

(b) A provider whose compliance program that is accepted by the federal department of health and human services office of inspector general and remains in compliance with the standards promulgated by such office shall be deemed in compliance with the provisions of this Part, so long as such plans adequately address medical assistance program risk areas and compliance issues.

(c) In the event that the commissioner of health or the Medicaid inspector general finds that the required provider does not have a satisfactory program, the provider may be subject to any sanctions or penalties permitted by federal or state laws and regulations, including revocation of the provider's agreement to participate in the medical assistance program.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2009