Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Monthly Actuarial Rates and Monthly Supplementary Medical Insurance Premium Beginning January 1, 2004
GAO-04-236R: Dec 4, 2003
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on monthly actuarial rates and the Supplementary Medical Insurance Program for 2004. GAO found (1) the rule announces the monthly actuarial rates for aged and disabled enrollees in the Medicare Supplementary Medical Insurance (SMI) program for 2004 and the monthly SMI premium rate to be paid by all enrollees during 2004, and (2) CMS complied with all applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.