Guidance to State Survey Agencies (SA) Regarding Release of Information and Data to State Medicaid Fraud Control Units (MFCU)
REVISED 08.28.15,“This guidance supersedes the previous guidance issued on June 19, 2015 and new to the memo is a Sample Request
• 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.