Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Notice of One-Time Appeal Process for Hospital Wage Index Classification
GAO-04-368R: Jan 15, 2004
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on the Medicare Program's One-Time Appeal Process for Hospital Wage Index Classification. GAO found that (1) the rule would establish a one-time appeal process by which a hospital may appeal the wage index classification otherwise applicable to the hospital; and (2) CMS complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.