.27 Monitoring.

A. The Department or its designee may conduct reviews of a provider's administration of the Program and conduct announced or unannounced on-site visits of a facility at any time.

B. The Department may designate another entity to perform monitoring.

C. The Department shall have the right to review a provider's records to ensure compliance with this chapter, including participant files and files that contain the results of the background checks required by Regulations .08 and .09 of this chapter.