Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

FAQ ID:  8488 Publish Date: 01/14/2015
* Retired FAQ
Retired Date:  06/01/2016

* Retired FAQ - FAQ for which policy may have changed or been updated. FAQ is available for informational purposes only in order to provide historical program knowledge. Not intended to provide current guidance or policy.

Program Area:

Risk Adjustment (RA)

Primary Category:

Risk Adjustment Operations

Secondary Category:

Risk Scores


Have the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) established a regular schedule for running Risk Adjustment (RA) calculations?


At the present time, CMS intends to run RA risk score calculations on a monthly basis for the 2014 payment year. Adjustments to the schedule will be announced as needed in the future.


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