Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2011
GAO-11-251R: Dec 13, 2010
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on the Medicare Program; Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B For CY 2011. GAO found that (1) this final rule with comment period addresses 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) CMS complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.