Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Health Care Infrastructure Improvement Program; Selection Criteria of Loan Program for Qualifying Hospitals Engaged in Cancer-Related Health Care
GAO-06-153R: Oct 14, 2005
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on selection criteria of a loan program for qualifying hospitals engaged in cancer-related health care. GAO found that (1) the rule establishes a loan application process by which qualifying hospitals including specified entities may apply for a loan for the capital costs of health care infrastructure improvement projects; and (2) CMS complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.