42 CFR 447.512 - Drugs: Aggregate upper limits of payment.

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§ 447.512 Drugs: Aggregate upper limits of payment.
(a) [Reserved]
(b) Other drugs. The agency payments for brand name drugs certified in accordance with paragraph (c) of this section and drugs other than multiple source drugs for which a specific limit has been established must not exceed, in the aggregate, payments levels that the agency has determined by applying the lower of the—.
(1) EAC plus reasonable dispensing fees established by the agency; or
(2) Providers' usual and customary charges to the general public.
(c) Certification of brand name drugs.
(1) The upper limit for payment for multiple source drugs for which a specific limit has been established does not apply if a physician certifies in his or her own handwriting (or by an electronic alternative means approved by the Secretary) that a specific brand is medically necessary for a particular beneficiary.
(2) The agency must decide what certification form and procedure are used.
(3) A check-off box on a form is not acceptable but a notation like “brand necessary” is allowable.
(4) The agency may allow providers to keep the certification forms if the forms will be available for inspection by the agency or HHS.
[72 FR 39239, July 17, 2007, as amended at 75 FR 69597, Nov. 15, 2010]

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  • 2014-01-16; vol. 79 # 11 - Thursday, January 16, 2014
    1. 79 FR 2948 - Medicaid Program; State Plan Home and Community-Based Services, 5-Year Period for Waivers, Provider Payment Reassignment, and Home and Community-Based Setting Requirements for Community First Choice and Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waivers
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: These regulations are effective on March 17, 2014.
      42 CFR Parts 430, 431, 435, 436, 440, 441 and 447

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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 447 after this date.

  • 2014-01-16; vol. 79 # 11 - Thursday, January 16, 2014
    1. 79 FR 2948 - Medicaid Program; State Plan Home and Community-Based Services, 5-Year Period for Waivers, Provider Payment Reassignment, and Home and Community-Based Setting Requirements for Community First Choice and Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waivers
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: These regulations are effective on March 17, 2014.
      42 CFR Parts 430, 431, 435, 436, 440, 441 and 447