4.1.35 Mandatory Disclosures

NIH applicants and recipients must disclose, in a timely manner, in writing to the NIH awarding ICThe NIH organizational component responsible for a particular grant program or set of activities. The terms "NIH IC," or "awarding IC" are used throughout this document to designate a point of contact for advice and interpretation of grant requirements and to establish the focal point for requesting necessary prior approvals or changes in the terms and conditions of award. and the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) all information related to violations of federal criminal law involving fraud, bribery, or gratuity violations potentially impacting the federal award. Subrecipients must disclose, in a timely manner, in writing to the prime recipient (pass-through entity) and the HHS OIG all information related to violations of federal criminal law involving fraud, bribery, or gratuity violations potentially affecting the federal award. Disclosures must be sent in writing to the NIH awarding ICThe NIH organizational component responsible for a particular grant program or set of activities. The terms "NIH IC," or "awarding IC" are used throughout this document to designate a point of contact for advice and interpretation of grant requirements and to establish the focal point for requesting necessary prior approvals or changes in the terms and conditions of award. and to the HHS OIG at the following address:

NIH CGMO listed on the NoANotice of Award: The official, legally binding document, signed (or the electronic equivalent of signature) by a Grants Management Officer that: (1) notifies the recipient of the award of a grant; (2) contains or references all the terms and conditions of the grant and Federal funding limits and obligations; and, (3) provides the documentary basis for recording the obligation of Federal funds in the NIH accounting system. for the ICThe NIH organizational component responsible for a particular grant program or set of activities. The terms "NIH IC," or "awarding IC" are used throughout this document to designate a point of contact for advice and interpretation of grant requirements and to establish the focal point for requesting necessary prior approvals or changes in the terms and conditions of award. that funded the grant (See Part III: Points of Contact 20 INSTITUTES AND CENTERS)

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Office of Inspector General

ATTN: Mandatory Grant Disclosures, Intake Coordinator

330 Independence Avenue, SW, Cohen Building

Room 5527

Washington, DC 20201

URL: https://oig.hhs.gov/fraud/report-fraud/index.asp

(Include "Mandatory Grant Disclosures" in the subject line")

Fax: (202) 205-0604 (Include "Mandatory Grant Disclosures" in subject line) or

Email: MandatoryGranteeDisclosures@oig.hhs.gov

Failure to make required disclosures can result in remedies bring applied. These include remedies for noncompliance and Administrative Requirements – Enforcement Actions, including suspension or debarment (See 2 CFR parts 180 and 376, 31 U.S.C.3321 and Public Policy Requirements and Objectives- Debarment and Suspension), as necessary and appropriate.