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HHS/CMS RIN: 0938-AS85 Publication ID: Spring 2017 
Title: Part B Drug Payment Model (CMS-1670-F) 

This final rule implements the Part B Drug Payment Model, which is a two-phase model that tests whether alternative drug payment designs will lead to a reduction in Medicare expenditures, while preserving or enhancing the quality of care provided to Medicare beneficiaries.

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 511   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 1302, 1315(a), and 1395hh   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  MMA section 902.  03/11/2019 

Overall Description of Deadline: MMA section 902 requires Medicare final rules publish within 3-years of a proposed or interim final rule. Rule may publish before the 3-year deadline.

Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  03/11/2016  81 FR 13229   
NPRM Comment Period End  05/09/2016 
NPRM Withdrawn  08/01/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Sean Harris
Health Insurance Specialist
Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation, 7500 Security Blvd,
Baltimore, MD 21244
Phone:410 786-0812