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: Dec 4, 2003
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on the Medicare Program's Part A premium for 2004 for the uninsured aged and for certain disabled individuals who have exhausted other entitlements. GAO noted that: (1) the rule would set the Hospital Insurance premium for calendar year 2004 under Medicare's Hospital Insurance program (Part A) for the uninsured, not otherwise eligible aged and for certain disabled individuals who have exhausted other entitlements; and (2) CMS complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.