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Title 42Chapter IVSubchapter DPart 457Subpart I → §457.940


Title 42: Public Health
PART 457—ALLOTMENTS AND GRANTS TO STATES
Subpart I—Program Integrity


§457.940   Procurement standards.

(a) A State must submit to CMS a written assurance that Title XXI services will be provided in an effective and efficient manner. The State must submit the assurance—

(1) With the initial State plan; or

(2) For States with approved plans, with the first request to amend the approved plan.

(b) A State must provide for free and open competition, to the maximum extent practical, in the bidding of all procurement contracts for coverage or other services in accordance with the procurement requirements of 45 CFR part 75, as applicable.

(c) All contracts under this part must include provisions that define a sound and complete procurement contract, as required by 45 CFR part 75, as applicable.

[81 FR 27897, May 6, 2016]

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