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Title 45 Part 1149 → Subpart E → §1149.17

Title 45 → Subtitle B → Chapter XI → Subchapter B → Part 1149 → Subpart E → §1149.17

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Title 45 Part 1149 → Subpart E → §1149.17

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Title 45Subtitle BChapter XISubchapter BPart 1149Subpart E → §1149.17


Title 45: Public Welfare
PART 1149—PROGRAM FRAUD CIVIL REMEDIES ACT REGULATIONS
Subpart E—Procedures Following Service of a Complaint


§1149.17   How do you respond to the complaint?

(a) You may respond to the complaint by filing an answer with the reviewing official within 30 days of service of the complaint. A timely answer will be considered a request for an oral hearing.

(b) In the answer, you—

(1) Must admit or deny each of the allegations of liability contained in the complaint (a failure to deny an allegation is considered an admission);

(2) Must state any defense on which you intend to rely;

(3) May state any reasons why you believe the penalties, assessments, or both should be less than the statutory maximum; and

(4) Must state the name, address, and telephone number of the person authorized by you to act as your representative, if any.