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NEWS ALERT – 12/27/2022

By January 16, 2023Uncategorized

BluePeak’s releases index on the entire proposed rule contents

December 27, 2022, CMS published proposed rule CMS FRDOC 001 regarding Medicare Program; Contract Year 2024 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage Program, Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Program, Medicare Cost Plan Program, Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D Overpayment Provisions of the Affordable Care Act and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly; Health Information Technology Standards and Implementation Specifications.

Click Here for BluePeak’s index on the entire proposed rule contents, along with highlights of its most significant provisions.

If finalized, this proposed rule would revise the Medicare Advantage (Part C), Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit (Part D), Medicare cost plan, and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) regulations to implement changes related to Star Ratings, medication therapy management, marketing and communications, health equity, provider directories, coverage criteria, prior authorization, passive enrollment, network adequacy, identification of overpayments, formulary changes, and other programmatic areas.

Comments are due to CMS by February 13, 2023.

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