42 CFR 422.352 - Basic requirements.

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§ 422.352 Basic requirements.
(a) General rule. An organization is considered a PSO for purposes of a MA contract if the organization—
(1) Has obtained a waiver of State licensure as provided for under § 422.370;
(2) Meets the definition of a PSO set forth in § 422.350 and other applicable requirements of this subpart; and
(3) Is effectively controlled by the provider or, in the case of a group, by one or more of the affiliated providers that established and operate the PSO.
(b) Provision of services. A PSO must demonstrate to CMS's satisfaction that it is capable of delivering to Medicare enrollees the range of services required under a contract with CMS. Each PSO must deliver a substantial proportion of those services directly through the provider or the affiliated providers responsible for operating the PSO. Substantial proportion means—
(1) For a non-rural PSO, not less than 70% of Medicare services covered under the contract.
(2) For a rural PSO, not less than 60% of Medicare services covered under the contract.
(c) Rural PSO. To qualify as a rural PSO, a PSO must—
(1) Demonstrate to CMS that—
(i) It has available in the rural area, as defined in § 412.62(f) of this chapter, routine services including but not limited to primary care, routine specialty care, and emergency services; and
(ii) The level of use of providers outside the rural area is consistent with general referral patterns for the area; and
(2) Enroll Medicare beneficiaries, the majority of which reside in the rural area the PSO serves.
[63 FR 18134, Apr. 14, 1998, as amended at 63 FR 35098, June 26, 1998; 65 FR 40327, June 29, 2000]

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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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      Proposed rule.
      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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