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HHS/CMS RIN: 0938-AQ60 Publication ID: Spring 2011 
Title: ●Revisions to Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug Programs; MIPPA-Related Marketing Revisions and Agent/Broker Compensation Plan (CMS-4138-F) 
Abstract: This rule finalizes several Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug program provisions specified in MIPPA and additional marketing requirements. These provisions affect special needs plans, private-fee-for-service plans, regional preferred provider organizations, and medical savings accounts plans. The rule also finalizes provisions related to the marketing of Part C and D plans, cost-sharing for dual eligible enrollees and Part D prescription drug program pricing, coverage, and payment processes. 
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 417    42 CFR 422    42 CFR 423   
Legal Authority: MIPPA    42 USC 1302 and 42 USC 1395hh   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  MMA Section 902  09/18/2011 
Action Date FR Cite
Final Action  09/00/2011    
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Related to 0938-AP52 
Agency Contact:
Vanessa Duran
Supervisory Health Insurance Specialist
Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Division of Policy, Analysis and Planning, 7500 Security Boulevard, Mail Stop C4-21-26,
Baltimore, MD 21244
Phone:410 786-8697