Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Medicare Ambulance MMA Temporary Rate Increases Beginning July 1, 2004
GAO-04-955R: Jul 14, 2004
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on ambulance temporary rate increase. GAO found that (1) the rule codifies the four payment provisions for Medicare covered ambulance services contained in section 414 of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003; and (2) CMS complied with all applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.