Civil Monetary Penalty

Penalty process explained

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A long-term care facility that has been slapped with a civil monetary penalty has 10 days to file for an independent informal dispute resolution process, according to a recent manual update from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Cases subject to escrow

Cases subject to escrow

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Federal regulators have expanded the use of escrow accounts so that as of this month, providers will be subject to their use for any kind of deficiency from a standard or complaint survey that draws a civil monetary penalty.

Nursing homes will be subject to escrow for all civil monetary penalties, CMS announces

Nursing homes will be subject to escrow for all civil monetary penalties, CMS announces

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Nursing homes facing a civil monetary penalty due to any type of deficiency will be subject to escrow and entitled to request an independent informal dispute resolution process, according to a newly issued memorandum from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

New proposed rule would reduce some nursing home penalties by 50%

A newly proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services would, in some cases, reduce civil monetary penalties (CMP) issued against nursing homes by as much as 50%.

CMS to waive ban on nurse-aide training program in some civil monetary penalty cases

CMS to waive ban on nurse-aide training program in some civil monetary penalty cases

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Friday published a rule in the Federal Register that will permit a waiver in some cases of the two-year ban on nurse-aide training. This will apply to facilities assessed a civil money penalty (CMP) of at least $5,000 for noncompliance that is not related to quality of care.