(1) The Secretary may, at any time, request an approved provider to give to the Secretary such information relating to payments made under this Act or the Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997 as is specified in the request. The request must be in writing.
(2) The approved provider must comply with the request within 28 days after the request was made, or within such shorter period as is specified in the notice.
Note: Approved providers have a responsibility under Part 4.3 to comply with this obligation. Failure to comply with a responsibility can result in a sanction being imposed under Part 4.4.
(3) The request must contain a statement setting out the effect of subsection (2).