Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and Fiscal Year 2011 Final Wage Indices Implementing the Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act
GAO-11-584R: Apr 27, 2011
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on hospital inpatient prospective payment systems and final wage indices. GAO found that (1) the notice contains the final fiscal year (FY) 2011 wage indices and hospital reclassifications and other related tables which reflect changes required by or resulting from the implementation of section 102 of the Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010 (MMEA); and (2) that CMS complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.