CMS has released draft 2010 Medicare Advantage (MA), Medicare Advantage-Prescription Drug (MA-PD), Cost-Based Plan, and Stand Alone Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) Call Letter. The 2010 Call Letter focuses on new regulatory requirements and other new policy clarifications and statutory requirements affecting MA and Part D programs in order help plans prepare their bids for the upcoming year. CMS will separately issue technical and procedural clarifications regarding bid and formulary submissions, benefits, HPMS data, CMS marketing models, and other operational issues of interest to sponsoring organizations. Comments on the draft will be accepted through January 30, 2009.