Tag: CMP

COVID-19 reporting violations could lead to hefty fines for SNFs

SNFs will soon be required to report all COVID-19 cases to the CDC on a weekly basis, and failure to do so could lead to Civil monetary penalties (CMPs). The CMPs for non-compliant facilities will likely be around $1,000 a week, increasing over time for facilities that don’t comply, explained CMS administrator Seema Verma in […]

Proposed rule aims to make CMP waiver process standard

In its proposed rule released this week, CMS aims to eliminate the requirement for facilities to actively waive their right to a hearing in writing. Instead, there would be a waiver process that would operate by default when CMS has not received a timely request for a hearing. The 35% penalty reduction would remain. According […]