42 CFR 422.107 - Special needs plans and dual-eligibles: Contract with State Medicaid Agency.

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§ 422.107 Special needs plans and dual-eligibles: Contract with State Medicaid Agency.
(a) Definition. For the purpose of this section, a contract with a State Medicaid agency means a formal written agreement between an MA organization and the State Medicaid agency documenting each entity's roles and responsibilities with regard to dual-eligible individuals.
(b) General rule. MA organizations seeking to offer a special needs plan serving beneficiaries eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid (dual-eligible) must have a contract with the State Medicaid agency. The MA organization retains responsibility under the contract for providing benefits, or arranging for benefits to be provided, for individuals entitled to receive medical assistance under title XIX. Such benefits may include long-term care services consistent with State policy.
(c) Minimum contract requirements. At a minimum, the contract must document—
(1) The MA organization's responsibility, including financial obligations, to provide or arrange for Medicaid benefits.
(2) The category(ies) of eligibility for dual-eligible beneficiaries to be enrolled under the SNP, as described under the Statute at sections 1902(a), 1902(f), 1902(p), and 1905.
(3) The Medicaid benefits covered under the SNP.
(4) The cost-sharing protections covered under the SNP.
(5) The identification and sharing of information on Medicaid provider participation.
(6) The verification of enrollee's eligibility for both Medicare and Medicaid.
(7) The service area covered by the SNP.
(8) The contract period for the SNP.
(d) Date of Compliance.
(1) Effective January 1, 2010—
(i) MA organizations offering a new dual-eligible SNP must have a State Medicaid agency contract.
(ii) Existing dual-eligible SNPs that do not have a State Medicaid agency contract—
(A) May continue to operate through the 2012 contract year provided they meet all other statutory and regulatory requirements.
(B) May not expand their service areas during contract years 2010 through 2012.
(2) [Reserved]
[73 FR 54248, Sept. 18, 2008, as amended at 76 FR 21563, Apr. 15, 2011]

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  • 2014-05-23; vol. 79 # 100 - Friday, May 23, 2014
    1. 79 FR 29844 - Medicare Program; Contract Year 2015 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule.
      Effective Dates: These regulations are effective on July 22, 2014 except for the amendment in instruction 27 to § 423.100, the amendment in instruction 30 to § 423.501, and the amendment in instruction 34 to § 423.505, which are effective on January 1, 2016. Applicability Dates: In the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this final rule, we provide a table (Table 1) which lists key changes in this final rule that have an applicability date other than the effective date of this final rule.
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Title 42 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-07-14; vol. 79 # 134 - Monday, July 14, 2014
    1. 79 FR 40916 - Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Physician-Owned Hospitals: Data Sources for Expansion Exception; Physician Certification of Inpatient Hospital Services; Medicare Advantage Organizations and Part D Sponsors: Appeals Process for Overpayments Associated With Submitted Data
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      Comment Period: To be assured consideration, comments on all sections of this proposed rule must be received at one of the addresses provided in the ADDRESSES section no later than 5 p.m. EST on September 2, 2014.
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