U.S. Code of Federal Regulations
Regulations most recently checked for updates: Aug 24, 2019
(a) Each State that contracts with MCOs, PIHPs, or PAHPs must follow all applicable external quality review requirements as set forth in §§ 438.350 (except for references to § 438.362), 438.352, 438.354, 438.356, 438.358, 438.360 (only with respect to nonduplication of EQR activities with private accreditation) and § 438.364 of this chapter. In the case of a contract with a PCCM entity described in § 457.1240(f), § 438.350 (except for references to § 438.362) of this chapter applies.
(b) A State may amend an existing EQRO contract to include the performance of EQR-related activities and/or EQR in accordance with paragraph (a) of this section.