Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Medicare Part B Monthly Actuarial Rates, Premium Rate, and Annual Deductible Beginning January 1, 2009
GAO-09-66R: Oct 3, 2008
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Service's, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) new rule on Medicare Part B monthly actuarial rates, premium rates, and annual deductible. GAO found that (1) the notice announces the monthly actuarial rates for aged and disabled beneficiaries enrolled in Part B of the Medicare Supplementary Medical Insurance program and the monthly premium for aged and disabled beneficiaries; and (2) CMS complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.