Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities--Update--Notice
GAO-06-1044R: Aug 14, 2006
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on the prospective payment system and consolidated billing for skilled nursing facilities. GAO found that (1) the final rule updates the payment rates used under the prospective payment system for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) for fiscal year 2007; and (2) CMS complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.