picked up this article from steve rachui. been extremely negligent on writing blogs and reading blogs this last year because of some other commitments. anyway, kent agerlund lays out a process for using settings management (aka dcm) to turn off client remediation for scenarios where a targeted selection of machines (e.g. servers, domain controllers, etc) may exist under stricter change control processes that do not allow the client to reinstall itself.
anyway, check out the article here: http://blog.coretech.dk/kea/configure-client-remediation-in-configmgr-2012-to-monitor-only-using-settings-management/