Frequently Asked Questions
Below, you will find a selection of frequently asked questions compiled by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The full list of questions may be found here:
CMP means civil monetary penalty. It is a financial penalty the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) may impose against skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), nursing facilities (NFs), and dually- certified SNF/NF for either the number of days or for each instance a facility is not in substantial compliance with one or more Medicare and Medicaid participation requirements for LTC Facilities (42 CFR 488.430). The requirements for participation with Medicare and Medicaid for (LTC) facilities may be found at 42 CFR 483.
A: CMP funds may not be used for uses prohibited by law, regulation, or CMS policy. These include and are not limited to:
Projects cannot exceed three years, but there is no minimum requirement for project length.
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