Any individual or organization, public or private, with whom CMS has a contractual arrangement to contribute to or participate in the Medicare survey and certification process. The State survey agency is the most common example of a "CMS" agent as established through the partnership role of the State agency (SA) plays in the survey process under the provisions of 1864 of the Act. A private physician serving a contractual consultant role with the SA or CMS regional office as part of a survey and certification activity is another example of a "CMS agent".

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