Civil Monetary Penalty - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Civil Monetary Penalty

Penalty process explained

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.

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Cases subject to escrow

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.

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