Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Part A Premium for 2004 for the Uninsured Aged and for Certain Disabled Individuals Who Have Exhausted Other Entitlement, GAO-04-237R,B-293121, December 4, 2003
B-293121, Dec 4, 2003
This is our report on a major rule promulgated by the Department of Health and Human Services. Part A Premium for 2004 for the Uninsured Aged and for Certain Disabled Individuals Who Have Exhausted Other Entitlement" (RIN: 0938-AM33). It was published in the Federal Register as a notice on October 24. Not otherwise eligible aged and for certain disabled individuals who have exhausted other entitlements. For these individuals is $343. The reduced premium for certain other individuals described in the notice is $189. Enclosed is our assessment of the CMS's compliance with the procedural steps required by section 801(a)(1)(B)(i) through (iv) of title 5 with respect to the rule. If you have any questions about this report.