42 CFR § 417.407 - Requirements for a Competitive Medical Plan (CMP).
(b)Required services -
(i) Physicians' services performed by physicians.
(ii)Laboratory, x-ray, emergency, and preventive services.
(iii) Out-of-area coverage.
(2) Exception for Medicaid prepayment risk contracts. An entity that had, before 1970, a Medicaid prepayment risk contract that did not include provision of inpatient hospital services is not required to provide those services.
(c)Compensation for services. The entity receives compensation (except for deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments) for the health care services it provides to enrollees on a periodic, prepaid capitation basis regardless of the frequency, extent, or kind of services provided to any enrollee.
(d)Source of physicians' services. The entity provides physicians' services primarily through -
(e)Assumption of financial risk. The rules set forth in § 417.120(b) for HMOs apply also to CMPs except that reference to “basic services” must be read as reference to the required services listed in paragraph (b) of this section.
(f)Protection of enrollees. The entity provides adequately against the risk of insolvency by meeting the requirements of §§ 417.120(a) and 417.122 for protection of enrollees against loss of benefits and liability for payment of any fees that are the legal responsibility of the entity.