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 Calendar Year 2007
GAO-07-102R: Oct 3, 2006
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on on the inpatient hospital deductible and hospital and extended care services coinsurance amounts for calendar year 2007. GAO found that (1) the rule announces the inpatient hospital deductible and the hospital and extended care services coinsurance amounts for services furnished in calendar year 2007 under Medicare's hospital insurance program, and the stature specifies the formula used to determine these amounts; and (2) CMS complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.