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Disney On Ice Presentations (2) Medication Therapy Management (MTM) (§§ 422.2430 and 423.2430) On May 23, 2014, we published a final rule in the Federal Register titled “Medicare Program; Contract Year 2015 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs” (79 FR 29844). Among other things, this final rule implemented section 6405(c) of the Affordable Care Act, which provides the Secretary with the authority to require that prescriptions for covered Part D drugs be prescribed by a physician enrolled in Medicare under section 1866(j) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1395cc(j)) or an eligible professional as defined at section 1848(k)(3)(B) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1395w-4(k)(3)(B)). More specifically, the final rule revised § 423.120(c)(5) and added new § 423.120(c)(6), the latter of which stated that for a prescription to be eligible for coverage under the Part D program, the prescriber must have (1) an approved enrollment record in the Medicare fee for service program (that is, original Medicare); or (2) a valid opt out affidavit on file with a Part A/Part B Medicare Administrative Contractor (A/B MAC).
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Because this provision clarifies existing any willing pharmacy requirements, consistent with OACT estimates, we do not anticipate additional government or beneficiary cost impacts from this provision.Start Printed Page 56487
Learn About: Low interest Physician Regarding data disclosures, section 1860D-4(c)(5)(H) of the Act provides that, in the case of potential at-risk beneficiaries and at-risk beneficiaries, the Secretary shall establish rules and procedures to require the Part D plan sponsor to disclose data, including any necessary individually identifiable health information, in a form and manner specified by the Secretary, about the decision to impose such limitations and the limitations imposed by the sponsor under this part.
Beneficiary Services However, CMS continues to receive hundreds of inquiries and concerns from sponsors and FDRs regarding their difficulties with adopting CMS' compliance training to satisfy the compliance program training requirement. While CMS' previous market research indicated that this provision would mitigate the problems raised by FDRs who held contracts with multiple sponsors and who completed repetitive trainings for each sponsor with which they contract, in practice, we learned that the problems persisted. Many sponsors are unwilling to accept completion of the CMS training as fulfillment of the training requirement and identify which critical positions within the FDR are subject to the training requirement. As a result, FDRs are still being subjected to multiple sponsors' specific training programs. FDRs have the additional burden of taking CMS training and reporting completion back to the sponsor or sponsors with which they contract. Furthermore, the industry has indicated that the requirement has increased the burden for various Part C and Part D program stakeholders, including hospitals, suppliers, health care providers, pharmacists and physicians, all of which may be considered FDRs. Since the implementation of the mandatory CMS-developed training has not achieved the intended efficiencies in the administration of the Part C and Part D programs, we propose to delete the provisions from the Part C and Part D regulations that require use of the CMS-developed training. Additionally we propose to restructure § 422.503(b)(4)(vi)(C)(1) (with the proposed revisions) into two paragraphs (that is, paragraph (C)(1) and (C)(2)) to separate the scope of the compliance training from the frequency with which the training must occur, as these are two distinct requirements. With this proposed revision, the organization of § 422.503(b)(4)(vi)(C) will mirror that of § 423.504(b)(4)(vi)(C). Further, we propose to revise the text in § 423.504(b)(4)(vi)(C)(2) to track the phrasing in § 422.503(b)(4)(vi)(C)(2), as reorganized. The technical changes in the text eliminate any potential ambiguity created by different phrasing in what we intend to be identical requirements as to the timing requirements for the training. We believe these technical changes make the requirements easier to understand.
(A) The data submitted for the Timeliness Monitoring Project (TMP) or audit that aligns with the Star Ratings year measurement period will be used to determine the scaled reduction.
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This site is secure. How a small pharmacy can appeal a reimbursement decision In order to facilitate this change, we propose to update § 423.160, and also make a number of conforming technical changes to other sections of part 423. In addition, we are proposing to correct a typographical error that occurred in the regulatory text listing the applicability dates of the standards by changing the reference in § 423.160(b)(1)(iv) to reference (b)(2)(iii) instead of (b)(2)(ii) to correctly cite to the present use of the currently adopted NCPDP SCRIPT Standard Version 10.
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(i) CMS will include only measures available for the current and previous year in the improvement measures and that have numeric value scores in both the current and prior year.
a. Revising paragraph paragraphs (c) introductory text, (c)(4), and (c)(8)(i)(C); In Year 6, enrollees in Medicaid and CHIP would be auto-enrolled into Medicare Extra. In Year 8, large employers would have the option to sponsor Medicare Extra for all employees, and the tax benefit for employer-sponsored insurance would be limited for high-income employees.
(h) Posting and display of ratings. For all ratings at the measure, domain, summary and overall level, posting and display of the ratings is based on there being sufficient data to calculate and assign ratings. If a contract does not have sufficient data to calculate a rating, the posting and display would be the flag “Not enough data available.” If the measurement period is prior to one year past the contract's effective date, the posting and display would be the flag “Plan too new to be measured”.
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