CMS Lists Counties That Must Establish Provider Networks for MA PFFS Plans by 2011

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has listed the counties in which private fee-for-service plans (PFFS) are required to establish provider networks by 2011. Under the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA), PFFS plans that operate in a geographic area with two or more network plans (i.e. health maintenance…