42 CFR 417.546 - Physicians' services and other Part B supplier services furnished under arrangements.

§ 417.546 Physicians' services and other Part B supplier services furnished under arrangements.

General principle. The amount paid by an HMO or CMP for physicians' services and other Part B supplier services furnished under arrangements is an allowable cost to the extent it is reasonable. Costs are considered reasonable if they -

(a) Do not exceed those that a prudent and cost-conscious buyer would incur to purchase those services; and

(b) Are comparable to costs incurred for similar services furnished by similar physicians or other suppliers in the same or a similar geographic area.

[ 50 FR 1346, Jan. 10, 1985, as amended at 58 FR 38082, July 15, 1993; 60 FR 34887, July 5, 1995; 60 FR 45372, Aug. 31, 1995]

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Title 42 published on 07-Jun-2018 03:52

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR Part 417 after this date.

  • 2018-06-15; vol. 83 # 116 - Friday, June 15, 2018
    1. 83 FR 27912 - Medicare Program; Medicare Program; Contract Year 2019 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Cost Plan, Medicare Fee-for-Service, the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs, and the PACE Program; Correction
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule; correction.
      Effective Date: This correcting document is effective June 15, 2018.
      42 CFR Parts 405, 417, 422, 423, 460, and 498