HI 00401.215 Termination of Provider Participation
A provider may voluntarily terminate its participation in the program or have it terminated by the Secretary for cause.
A. Voluntary termination
A provider may terminate its agreement by filing a written notice with the Medicare regional office. CMS may accept the termination date stated in the notice (the date must be the first day of a month) or set a different date. However, the termination date set by the Administration shall not be more than 6 months from the date the provider’s notice is filed.
B. Involuntary termination
CMS may terminate an agreement with a provider if it determines that the provider:
Is not complying substantially with the provisions of the agreement or with the applicable provisions of title XVIII of the Act and regulations; or
No longer meets the appropriate conditions of participation; or
Has failed to supply information which is necessary to determine whether payments are due or were due and the amounts of such payments; or
Refuses to permit examination of fiscal and other records.