Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System and Quality Incentive Program; Ambulance Fee Schedule; Durable Medical Equipment; and Competitive Acquisition of Certain Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies
GAO-12-251R: Nov 22, 2011
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on the Medicare Program; end-stage renal disease prospective payment system; ambulance fee schedule; durable medical equipment and acquisition of prosthetics, orthotics and supplies. GAO found that (1) the final rule updates and makes certain revisions to the End-Stage Renal Disease prospective payment system for calendar year 2012; and (2) CMS complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.