Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Conditions for Coverage for Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs)
GAO-06-841R: Jun 14, 2006
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on coverage for organ procurement organizations (OPOs). GAO found that the final rule establishes new conditions for coverage for OPOs that include multiple new outcome and process performance measures based on organ donor potential and other related factors in each service area of qualified OPOS, and CMS complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.