Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Coverage and Payment of Ambulance Services; Inflation Update for CY 2006
GAO-06-307R: Dec 19, 2005
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed Department of Health and Human Services: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on coverage and payment of ambulance services. GAO found that (1) the rule discusses the annual review of the conversion factor used to calculate the Medicare program ambulance fee schedule and the annual ambulance inflation factor for calendar year 2006; and (2) CMS complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.