417.470 Basis and scope.§ 417.470 Basis and scope.
(a) Basis. This subpart implements those portions of section 1857(e)(2) of the Act pertaining to cost sharing in enrollment-related costs and section 1876(c), (g), (h), and (i) of the Act that pertain to the contract between CMS and an HMO or CMP for participation in the Medicare program.
(b) Scope. This subpart sets forth -
(1) Specific contract requirements; and
(2) Procedures for renewal, nonrenewal, or termination of a contract.[50 FR 1346, Jan. 10, 1985, as amended at 58 FR 38079, July 15, 1993; 62 FR 63673, Dec. 2, 1997]