42 CFR 422.382 - Minimum net worth amount.

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§ 422.382 Minimum net worth amount.
(a) At the time an organization applies to contract with CMS as a PSO under this part, the organization must have a minimum net worth amount, as determined under paragraph (c) of this section, of:
(1) At least $1,500,000, except as provided in paragraph (a)(2) of this section.
(2) No less than $1,000,000 based on evidence from the organization's financial plan (under § 422.384) demonstrating to CMS's satisfaction that the organization has available to it an administrative infrastructure that CMS considers appropriate to reduce, control or eliminate start-up administrative costs.
(b) After the effective date of a PSO's MA contract, a PSO must maintain a minimum net worth amount equal to the greater of—
(1) One million dollars;
(2) Two percent of annual premium revenues as reported on the most recent annual financial statement filed with CMS for up to and including the first $150,000,000 of annual premiums and 1 percent of annual premium revenues on premiums in excess of $150,000,000;
(3) An amount equal to the sum of three months of uncovered health care expenditures as reported on the most recent financial statement filed with CMS; or
(4) Using the most recent financial statement filed with CMS, an amount equal to the sum of—
(i) Eight percent of annual health care expenditures paid on a non-capitated basis to non-affiliated providers; and
(ii) Four percent of annual health care expenditures paid on a capitated basis to non-affiliated providers plus annual health care expenditures paid on a non-capitated basis to affiliated providers.
(iii) Annual health care expenditures that are paid on a capitated basis to affiliated providers are not included in the calculation of the net worth requirement (regardless of downstream arrangements from the affiliated provider) under paragraphs (a) and (b)(4) of this section.
(c) Calculation of the minimum net worth amount—
(1) Cash requirement.
(i) At the time of application, the organization must maintain at least $750,000 of the minimum net worth amount in cash or cash equivalents.
(ii) After the effective date of a PSO's MA contract, a PSO must maintain the greater of $750,000 or 40 percent of the minimum net worth amount in cash or cash equivalents.
(2) Intangible assets. An organization may include intangible assets, the value of which is based on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), in the minimum net worth amount calculation subject to the following limitations—
(i) At the time of application.
(A) Up to 20 percent of the minimum net worth amount, provided at least $1,000,000 of the minimum net worth amount is met through cash or cash equivalents; or
(B) Up to 10 percent of the minimum net worth amount, if less than $1,000,000 of the minimum net worth amount is met through cash or cash equivalents, or if CMS has used its discretion under paragraph (a)(2) of this section.
(ii) From the effective date of the contract.
(A) Up to 20 percent of the minimum net worth amount if the greater of $1,000,000 or 67 percent of the minimum net worth amount is met by cash or cash equivalents; or
(B) Up to ten percent of the minimum net worth amount if the greater of $1,000,000 or 67 percent of the minimum net worth amount is not met by cash or cash equivalents.
(3) Health care delivery assets. Subject to the other provisions of this section, a PSO may apply 100 percent of the GAAP depreciated value of health care delivery assets (HCDAs) to satisfy the minimum net worth amount.
(4) Other assets. A PSO may apply other assets not used in the delivery of health care provided that those assets are valued according to statutory accounting practices (SAP) as defined by the State.
(5) Subordinated debts and subordinated liabilities. Fully subordinated debt and subordinated liabilities are excluded from the minimum net worth amount calculation.
(6) Deferred acquisition costs. Deferred acquisition costs are excluded from the calculation of the minimum net worth amount.
[63 FR 25377, May 7, 1998, as amended at 64 FR 71678, Dec. 22, 1999]

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  • 2014-11-10; vol. 79 # 217 - Monday, November 10, 2014
    1. 79 FR 66770 - 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: CMS-Identified Overpayments Associated with Submitted Payment Data
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      Effective Date: This final rule with comment period is effective on January 1, 2015. Comment Period: To be assured consideration, comments on the payment classifications assigned to HCPCS codes identified in Addenda B, AA, and BB to this final rule with comment period with the “NI” comment indicator, and on other areas specified throughout this final rule with comment period must be received at one of the addresses provided in the ADDRESSES section no later than 5 p.m. EST on December 30, 2014. Application Deadline—New Class of New Technology Intraocular Lenses: Requests for review of applications for a new class of new technology intraocular lenses must be received by 5 p.m. EST on March 2, 2015, at the following address: ASC/NTIOL, Division of Outpatient Care, Mailstop C4-05-17, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244-1850.
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Title 42 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-11-10; vol. 79 # 217 - Monday, November 10, 2014
    1. 79 FR 66770 - 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: CMS-Identified Overpayments Associated with Submitted Payment Data
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule with comment period.
      Effective Date: This final rule with comment period is effective on January 1, 2015. Comment Period: To be assured consideration, comments on the payment classifications assigned to HCPCS codes identified in Addenda B, AA, and BB to this final rule with comment period with the “NI” comment indicator, and on other areas specified throughout this final rule with comment period must be received at one of the addresses provided in the ADDRESSES section no later than 5 p.m. EST on December 30, 2014. Application Deadline—New Class of New Technology Intraocular Lenses: Requests for review of applications for a new class of new technology intraocular lenses must be received by 5 p.m. EST on March 2, 2015, at the following address: ASC/NTIOL, Division of Outpatient Care, Mailstop C4-05-17, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244-1850.
      42 CFR Parts 411, 412, 416, 419, 422, 423, and 424