Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for Federal Fiscal Year 2014
GAO-13-836R: Aug 20, 2013
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on the Medicare Program; inpatient rehabilitation facility prospective payment system for federal fiscal year 2014. GAO found that (1) the final rule updated the prospective payment rates for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) for federal fiscal year 2014 (for discharges occurring on or after October 1, 2013, and on or before September 30, 2014) as required by the statute; and (2) CMS complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.