Federal Regulations

Civil Money Penalties for Nursing Homes

Final regulations pursuant to Section 6111 of the Affordable Care Act, published in the Federal Register on March 18, 2011 to revise and expand current Medicare and Medicaid regulations regarding the imposition and collection of civil money penalties by CMS when nursing homes are not in compliance with participation requirements.

Application, Review, and Reporting Process for Waivers for State Innovation

March 14, 2011 HHS and the Department of the Treasury proposed rule setting forth a procedural framework for submission and review of initial applications for a Waiver for State Innovation, including processes to ensure opportunities for public input in the development of such applications by states and in the federal review of the applications.


Federal Agency Guidance

Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractor Website

CMS has developed a website for information and resources on the Medicaid RAC program.