§ 423.1020 - Request for hearing.
(a) Manner and timing of request. (1) A Part D sponsor is entitled to a hearing as specified in 423.1006 and may file a request with the Departmental Appeals Board office specified in the initial determination.
(2) The Part D sponsor or its legal representative or other authorized official must file the request, in writing, to the appropriate Departmental Appeals Board office, with a copy to CMS, within 60 calendar days after receipt of the notice of initial determination, to request a hearing before an ALJ to appeal any determination by CMS to impose a civil money penalty.
(b) Content of request for hearing. The request for hearing must—
(1) Identify the specific issues, and the findings of fact and conclusions of law with which the affected party disagrees; and
(2) Specify the basis for each contention that a CMS finding or conclusion of law is incorrect.