Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Inpatient Hospital Deductible and Hospital and Extended Care Services Coinsurance Amounts for 2005
GAO-04-1086R: Sep 21, 2004
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid's (CMS) new rule on inpatient hospital deductible and hospital and extended care services coinsurance amounts for 2004. GAO found that (1) the rule would announce the inpatient hospital deductible and the hospital and extended care services coinsurance amounts for services furnished in calendar year 2005 under Medicare's hospital insurance program (Medicare part A); and (2) CMS complied with all applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.