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Guidance to State Survey Agencies (SA) Regarding Release of Information and Data to State Medicaid Fraud Control Units (MFCU)
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REVISED 08.28.15,“This guidance supersedes the previous guidance issued on June 19, 2015 and new to the memo is a Sample Request Letter attachment.” • Revision to Guidance – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has revised this guidance to further clarify policies regarding SA release of data and documents to MFCUs. • Release of Information and Data to State MFCU: State Survey Agencies are reminded of the regulatory requirement to share Automated Survey Processing Environment (ASPEN) Complaint Tracking System (ACTS) data, Long-Term Care Minimum Data Set (MDS) data, and survey documents with their State MFCU upon receipt of a written request.