42 CFR 403.251 - Loss ratio date and time frame provisions.

§ 403.251 Loss ratio date and time frame provisions.

(a)Initial calculation date means the first date of the period that the insuring organization uses to calculate the policy's expected loss ratio.

(1) The initial calculation date may be before, the same as, or after the date the insuring organization sends the policy to CMS for review, except -

(2) The initial calculation date must not be earlier than January 1 of the calendar year in which the policy is sent to CMS.

(b)Loss ratio calculation period means the period beginning with the initial calculation date and ending with the last day of the period for which the insuring organization calculates the policy's scale of premiums.

(c) To calculate “present values”, the insuring organization may ignore discounting (an actuarial procedure that provides for the impact of a variety of factors, such as lapse of policies) for loss ratio calculation periods not exceeding 12 months.

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Title 42 published on 2015-11-28

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR Part 403 after this date.

  • 2016-09-16; vol. 81 # 180 - Friday, September 16, 2016
    1. 81 FR 63860 - Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule.
      Effective date: These regulations are effective on November 15, 2016. Incorporation by reference: The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register November 15, 2016. Implementation date: These regulations must be implemented by November 15, 2017.
      42 CFR Parts 403, 416, 418, 441, 460, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 491, and 494
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