What are examples of "recipients" of Federal financial assistance?

Recipients of federal financial assistance include:
• Health care providers participating in CHIP and Medicaid
• Hospitals and nursing homes (recipients under Medicare Part A)
• Medicare Advantage Plans (e.g., HMOs and PPOs) (recipients under Medicare Part C)
• Prescription Drug Plan sponsors and Medicare Advantage Drug Plans (recipients under Medicare Part D)

As recipients of federal financial assistance, these entities are subject to the nondiscrimination requirements under Title VI and its implementing regulations.

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Content last reviewed on September 1, 2015