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Guidance for Implementing Permissive Exclusion Authority Under Section 1128(b)(15) of the Social Security Act

Guidance to stakeholders regarding nonbinding factors OIG will consider in deciding whether to impose permissive exclusion in accordance with section 1128(b)(15)(A)(ii) of the Social Security Act, which authorizes OIG to exclude an officer or managing employee of an entity that has been excluded or has been convicted of certain offenses.

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Issued by: Office of Inspector General (OIG)

Issue Date: October 19, 2010

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