42 CFR 414.1001 - Basis of payment.

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§ 414.1001 Basis of payment.

(a)Supplying fees. Beginning in CY 2006 -

(1) A supplying fee of $24 is paid to a pharmacy for the first prescription of drugs and biologicals described in sections 1861(s)(2)(J), 1861(s)(2)(Q), and 1861(s)(2)(T) of the Act, that the pharmacy provided to a beneficiary during a 30-day period.

(2) A supplying fee of $16 is paid to a pharmacy for each prescription following the first prescription (as specified in paragraph (a)(1) of this section) of drugs and biologicals described in sections 1861(s)(2)(J), 1861(s)(2)(Q), and 1861(s)(2)(T) of the Act, that the pharmacy provided to a beneficiary during a 30-day period.

(3) A separate supplying fee is paid to a pharmacy for each prescription of drugs and biologicals described in sections 1861(s)(2)(J), 1861(s)(2)(Q), and 1861(s)(2)(T) of the Act.

(b)Supplying fees following transplant. Beginning CY 2006 - (1) A supplying fee of $50 is paid to pharmacy for the initial supplied prescription of drugs and biologicals described in section 1861(s)(2)(J) of the Act, that the pharmacy provided to a patient during the first 30-day period following a transplant.

(2) A supplying fee of $16 is paid to a pharmacy for each prescription following an initial prescription after a transplant (as specified in paragraph (b)(1) of this section) of drugs and biologicals describe in section 1861(s)(2)(J) of the Act, that the pharmacy provided to a beneficiary during a 30-day period.

(c)30-day dispensing fees. Beginning CY 2006 - (1) A dispensing fee of $57 is paid to a supplier to the extent that the prescription is for the initial dispensed 30-day supply of inhalation drugs furnished through durable medical equipment covered under section 1861(n) of the Act, regardless of the number of partial shipments of that 30-day supply.

(2) Except for supplied inhalation drugs that meet criteria described in paragraph (c)(1) of this section, a dispensing fee of $33 is paid for each dispensed 30-day supply of inhalation drugs furnished through durable medical equipment covered under section 1861(n) of the Act, regardless of the number of partial shipments of that 30-day supply.

(d)90-day dispensing fee. Beginning CY 2006, a dispensing fee of $66 is paid to a supplier for each dispensed 90-day supply of inhalation drugs furnished through durable medical equipment covered under section 1861(n) of the Act, regardless of the number of partial shipments of that 90-day supply.

[ 70 FR 70334, Nov. 21, 2005]