Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for Federal Fiscal Year 2010
GAO-09-974R: Aug 24, 2009
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on the Medicare Program and the inpatient rehabilitation facility prospective payment system for federal fiscal year 2010. GAO found that (1) the final rule updates the payment rates for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRF) for fiscal year 2010 (for discharges occurring on or after October 1, 2009, and on or before September 30, 2010); and (2) CMS complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.