42 CFR 422.312 - Announcement of annual capitation rate, benchmarks, and methodology changes.

§ 422.312 Announcement of annual capitation rate, benchmarks, and methodology changes.

(a)Capitation rates -

(1)Initial announcement. Not later than the first Monday in April each year, CMS announces to MA organizations and other interested parties the following information for each MA payment area for the following calendar year:

(i) The annual MA capitation rate.

(ii) The risk and other factors to be used in adjusting those rates under § 422.308 for payments for months in that year.

(2) CMS includes in the announcement an explanation of assumptions used and a description of the risk and other factors.

(3)Regional benchmark announcement. Before the beginning of each annual, coordinated election period under § 422.62(a)(2), CMS will announce to MA organizations and other interested parties the MA region-specific non-drug monthly benchmark amount for the year involved for each MA region and each MA regional plan for which a bid was submitted under § 422.256.

(b)Advance notice of changes in methodology.

(1) No later than 45 days before making the announcement under paragraph (a)(1) of this section, CMS notifies MA organizations of changes it proposes to make in the factors and the methodology it used in the previous determination of capitation rates.

(2) The MA organizations have 15 days to comment on the proposed changes.

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Title 42 published on 19-Apr-2017 03:51

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR Part 422 after this date.

  • 2017-03-22; vol. 82 # 54 - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    1. 82 FR 14639 - Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2017; Medicare Advantage Bid Pricing Data Release; Medicare Advantage and Part D Medical Loss Ratio Data Release; Medicare Advantage Provider Network Requirements; Expansion of Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Model; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; Corrections
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule; correction.
      This correcting document is effective March 21, 2017 and is applicable beginning January 1, 2017.
      42 CFR Parts 405, 410, 411, 414, 417, 422, 423, 424, 425, and 460
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