Effects Of CMS Final Rules On Medicare, MIPPA

Law360, New York (October 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released two final rules on Sept. 15, 2008, that adopt in final form regulatory provisions implementing strict marketing restrictions and other operational aspects for the Medicare Advantage and Part D Programs (the Programs). All of these regulatory provisions took effect on Sept. 18, 2008, the date the rules were published in the Federal Register.

The new regulations adopt, in large part, changes to the Programs proposed by CMS in May 2008 as well as changes implemented by the...
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