42 CFR 423.650 - Right to a hearing, burden of proof, standard of proof, and standards of review.

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§ 423.650 Right to a hearing, burden of proof, standard of proof, and standards of review.
(a) Right to a hearing. The following parties are entitled to a hearing:
(1) A contract applicant that has been determined to be unqualified to enter into a contract with CMS under Part D of Title XVIII of the Act in accordance with § 423.502 and § 423.503 of this part.
(2) A Part D sponsor whose contract has been terminated under § 423.509 of this part.
(3) A Part D sponsor whose contract has not been renewed in accordance with § 423.507 of this part.
(4) A Part D sponsor who has had an intermediate sanction imposed in accordance with § 423.752(a) and (b) of this part.
(b) Burden of proof, standard of proof, and standard of review at hearing.
(1) During a hearing to review a contract determination as described at § 423.641(a) of this subpart, the applicant has the burden of proving by a preponderance of the evidence that CMS' determination was inconsistent with the requirements of § 423.502 and § 423.503 of this part.
(2) During a hearing to review a contract determination as described at § 423.641(b) of this part, the Part D plan sponsor has the burden of proving by a preponderance of the evidence that CMS' determination was inconsistent with the requirements of § 423.507 of this part.
(3) During a hearing to review a contract determination as described at § 423.641(c) of this subpart, the Part D plan sponsor has the burden of proving by a preponderance of the evidence that CMS' determination was inconsistent with the requirements of § 423.509 of this part.
(4) During a hearing to review the imposition of an intermediate sanction as described at § 423.750 of this part, the Part D sponsor has the burden of proving by a preponderance of the evidence that CMS' determination was inconsistent with the requirements of § 423.752 of this part.
(c) Timing of favorable decision. Notice of any decision favorable to the Part D sponsor appealing a determination that it is not qualified to enter into a contract with CMS must be issued by September 1 for the contract in question to be effective on January 1 of the following year.
[75 FR 19824, Apr. 15, 2010]

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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.
      42 CFR Parts 417, 422, 423, and 424

Title 42 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR 423 after this date.

  • 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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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      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.
      42 CFR Parts 411, 412, 416, 419, 422, 423, and 424