Certifications by the State survey agency represent recommendations to CMS.
(a) On the basis of these recommendations, CMS will determine whether:
(1) A provider or supplier is eligible to participate in or be covered under the Medicare program; or
(2) A provider or supplier accredited under a CMS-approved accreditation program remains deemed to meet the Medicare conditions or requirements, or will be placed under the jurisdiction of the SA and subject to further enforcement actions in accordance with the provisions at § 488.9.
(b) Notice of CMS's determination will be sent to the provider or supplier.