Frequently Asked Questions
Part D and Medicare Set-asides


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Q13: Will CMS begin to independently price for future prescription drug treatment in WCMSAs beginning on January 1, 2007?

A13. No. Beginning January 1, 2007, CMS will not change its current procedures and will not independently price for future prescription drug treatment in WCMSA proposals. The CMS will provide advanced notification when it plans to begin to independently price for future prescription drug treatment in WCMSAs. The CMS will continue to review and independently price for future Medicare-covered medical expenses in WCMSAs in accordance with CMS' published policy memoranda dated: July 23, 2001; April 21, 2003; May 23, 2003; May 7, 2004; October 15, 2004; July 11, 2005; and April 25, 2006.