Title 42: Public Health
CHAPTER IV: CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (CONTINUED)
SUBCHAPTER C: MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
PART 455: PROGRAM INTEGRITY: MEDICAID
Subpart A: Medicaid Agency Fraud Detection and Investigation Program
455.14 - Preliminary investigation.
If the agency receives a complaint of Medicaid fraud or abuse from any source or identifies any questionable practices, it must conduct a preliminary investigation to determine whether there is sufficient basis to warrant a full investigation.
[48 FR 3756, Jan. 27, 1983]