Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities for FY 2012
GAO-11-916R: Aug 18, 2011
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS), new rule on prospective payment system and consolidated billing for skilled nursing facilities for FY 2012. GAO found that (1) the final rule updates the payment rates used under the prospective payment system for skilled nursing facilities for fiscal year 2012; and (2) CMS complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.