Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2010
GAO-10-305R: Dec 10, 2009
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) new rule on the Medicare Program's payment policies under the physician fee schedule. GAO found that the rule (1) implements changes to the physician fee schedule and other Medicare Part B payment policies to ensure that payment systems are updated to reflect changes in medical practice and the relative value of services; and (2) that CMS complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.