Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Changes to Medicare Payment for Drugs and Physician Fee Schedule Payments for Calendar Year 2004
GAO-04-373R: Jan 15, 2004
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rule on changes to Medicare payment for drugs and physician fee schedule payments for calendar year 2004. GAO found that (1) the rule implements the provisions of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 that are applicable in 2004 to Medicare payment for covered drugs and physician fees schedule services; and (2) CMS complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.