42 CFR 423.2272 - Licensing of marketing representatives and confirmation of marketing resources.

§ 423.2272 Licensing of marketing representatives and confirmation of marketing resources.

In its marketing, the Part D organization must -

(a) Demonstrate to CMS's satisfaction that marketing resources are allocated to marketing to the disabled Medicare population as well as beneficiaries age 65 and over.

(b) Establish and maintain a system for confirming that enrolled beneficiaries have in fact enrolled in the PDP and understand the rules applicable under the plan.

(c) Employ as marketing representatives only individuals who are licensed by the State to conduct direct marketing activities (as defined in the Medicare Marketing Guidelines) in that State, and whom the sponsor has informed that State it has appointed, consistent with the appointment process provided for under State law.

(d) Report to the State in which the MAO appoints an agent or broker, the termination of any such agent or broker, including the reasons for such termination if State law requires that the reasons for the termination be reported.

(e) Terminate upon discovery any unlicensed agent or broker employed as a marketing representative and notify any beneficiaries enrolled by an unqualified agent or broker of the agent's or broker's status and, if requested, of their options to confirm enrollment or make a plan change (including a special election period, as described in § 423.38(c)(8)(i)(C)).

[ 73 FR 54222, Sept. 18, 2008, as amended at 73 FR 54253, Sept. 18, 2008; 76 FR 21577, Apr. 15, 2011]

Title 42 published on 2015-11-28

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR Part 423 after this date.

  • 2017-01-17; vol. 82 # 10 - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
    1. 82 FR 4974 - Medicare Program: Changes to the Medicare Claims and Entitlement, Medicare Advantage Organization Determination, and Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Determination Appeals Procedures
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule.
      These regulations are effective on March 20, 2017.
      42 CFR Parts 401, 405, 422, 423, and 478