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Title 42Chapter IVSubchapter DPart 457Subpart K → §457.1130

Title 42: Public Health
Subpart K—State Plan Requirements: Applicant and Enrollee Protections

§457.1130   Program specific review process: Matters subject to review.

(a) Eligibility or enrollment matter. A State must ensure that an applicant or enrollee has an opportunity for review, consistent with §§457.1140 and 457.1150, of a—

(1) Denial of eligibility;

(2) Failure to make a timely determination of eligibility; and

(3) Suspension or termination of enrollment, including disenrollment for failure to pay cost sharing.

(b) Health services matter. A State must ensure that an enrollee has an opportunity for external review of a—

(1) Delay, denial, reduction, suspension, or termination of health services, in whole or in part, including a determination about the type or level of services; and

(2) Failure to approve, furnish, or provide payment for health services in a timely manner.

(c) Exception. A State is not required to provide an opportunity for review of a matter described in paragraph (a) or (b) of this section if the sole basis for the decision is a provision in the State plan or in Federal or State law requiring an automatic change in eligibility, enrollment, or a change in coverage under the health benefits package that affects all applicants or enrollees or a group of applicants or enrollees without regard to their individual circumstances.

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