Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities--Update--Notice
GAO-04-1035R: Sep 10, 2004
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid's (CMS) new rule on the Medicare Program's prospective payment system and consolidated billing for skilled nursing facilities. GAO found that (1) the rule states the notice updates the payment rates used under the prospective payment system for skilled nursing facilities for fiscal year 2005; and (2) CMS complied with all applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.