Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for Federal Fiscal Year 2011
GAO-10-970R: Aug 2, 2010
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for federal fiscal year 2011. GAO found that (1) this notice updates the payment rates for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRF) for fiscal year 2011 (for discharges occurring on or after October 1, 2010, and on or before September 30, 2011) as required under section 1886(j)(3)(C) of the Social Security Act (Act); and (2) CMS complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.