42 CFR 423.30 - Eligibility and enrollment.

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§ 423.30 Eligibility and enrollment.
(a) General rule.
(1) An individual is eligible for Part D if he or she:
(i) Is entitled to Medicare benefits under Part A or enrolled in Medicare Part B; and
(ii) Lives in the service area of a Part D plan, as defined under § 423.4.
(2) Except as provided in paragraphs (b), (c), and (d) of this section, an individual is eligible to enroll in a PDP if:
(i) The individual is eligible for Part D in accordance with paragraph (a)(1) of this section;
(ii) The individual resides in the PDP's service area; and
(iii) The individual is not enrolled in another Part D plan.
(3) Retroactive Part A or Part B determinations. Individuals who become entitled to Medicare Part A or enrolled in Medicare Part B for a retroactive effective date are Part D eligible as of the month in which a notice of entitlement Part A or enrollment in Part B is provided.
(b) Coordination with MA plans. A Part D eligible individual enrolled in a MA-PD plan must obtain qualified prescription drug coverage through that plan. MA enrollees are not eligible to enroll in a PDP, except as follows:
(1) A Part D eligible individual is eligible to enroll in a PDP if the individual is enrolled in a MA private fee-for-service plan (as defined in section 1859(b)(2) of the Act) that does not provide qualified prescription drug coverage; and
(2) A Part D eligible individual is eligible to enroll in a PDP if the individual is enrolled in a MSA plan (as defined in section 1859(b)(3) of the Act).
(c) Enrollment in a PACE plan. A Part D eligible individual enrolled in a PACE plan that offers qualified prescription drug coverage under this Part must obtain such coverage through that plan.
(d) Enrollment in a cost-based HMO or CMP. A Part D eligible individual enrolled in a cost-based HMO or CMP (as defined under part 417 of this chapter) that elects to receive qualified prescription drug coverage under such plan is ineligible to enroll in another Part D plan. A Part D eligible individual enrolled in a cost-based HMO or CMP offering qualified prescription drug coverage is eligible to enroll in a PDP if the individual does not elect to receive qualified prescription drug coverage under the cost-based HMO or CMP and otherwise meets the requirements of paragraph (a)(2) of this section.

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  • 2013-12-10; vol. 78 # 237 - Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    1. 78 FR 74730 - Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule, Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule & Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2014
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule with comment period.
      Effective date: The provisions of this final rule with comment period are effective on January 1, 2014, except for the amendments to §§ 405.350, 405.355, 405.405.2413, 405.2415, 405.2452, 410.19, 410.26, 410.37, 410.71, 410.74, 410.75, 410.76, 410.77, and 414.511, which are effective January 27, 2014, and the amendments to §§ 405.201, § 405.203, § 405.205, § 405.207, § 405.209, § 405.211, § 405.212, § 405.213, § 411.15, and 423.160, which are effective on January 1, 2015. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of January 1, 2014. Applicability dates: Additionally, the policies specified in under the following preamble sections are applicable January 27, 2014: • Physician Compare Web site (section III.G.); • Physician Self-Referral Prohibition: Annual Update to the List of CPT/HCPCS Codes. (section III.N.) Comment date: To be assured consideration, comments must be received at one of the addresses provided below, no later than 5 p.m. on January 27, 2014. (See the SUPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this final rule with comment period for a list of the provisions open for comment.)
      42 CFR Parts 405, 410, 411, 414, 423, and 425

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  • 2014-01-10; vol. 79 # 7 - Friday, January 10, 2014
    1. 79 FR 1918 - 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
      Proposed rule.
      To be assured consideration, comments must be received at one of the addresses provided below, no later than 5 p.m. on March 7, 2014.
      42 CFR Parts 409, 417, 422, 423, and 424