42 CFR 414.406 - Implementation of programs.

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§ 414.406 Implementation of programs.

(a) Implementation contractor. CMS designates one or more implementation contractors for the purpose of implementing this subpart.

(b) Competitive bidding areas. CMS designates through program instructions or by other means, such as the request for bids, each CBA in which a competitive bidding program may be implemented under this subpart.

(c) Revisions to competitive bidding areas. CMS may revise the CBAs designated under paragraph (b) of this section.

(d) Competitively bid items. CMS designates the items that are included in a competitive bidding program through program instructions or by other means

(e) Claims processing. The Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative Contractor designated to process DMEPOS claims for a particular geographic region also processes claims for items furnished under a competitive bidding program in the same geographic region.

[71 FR 48409, Aug. 18, 2006, as amended at 72 FR 18085, Apr. 10, 2007]

Title 42 published on 2015-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR Part 414 after this date.

  • 2015-11-16; vol. 80 # 220 - Monday, November 16, 2015
    1. 80 FR 70886 - Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2016
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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, 2016, except the definition of “ownership or investment interest” in § 411.362(a), which has an effective date of January 1, 2017. Comment date: To be assured consideration, comments must be received at one of the addresses provided below, no later than 5 p.m. on December 29, 2015. (See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this final rule with comment period for a list of provisions open for comment.)
      42 CFR Parts 405, 410, 411, 414, 425, and 495