Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Medicare Part B Monthly Actuarial Rates, Premium Rate, and Annual Deductible Beginning January 1, 2011
GAO-11-214R: Nov 23, 2010
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on the Medicare Program's Medicare Part B monthly actuarial rates, premium rate, and annual deductible beginning January 1, 2011. GAO found that (1) the notice announces the monthly actuarial rates for aged (age 65 and over) and disabled (under age 65) beneficiaries enrolled in Part B of the Medicare Supplementary Medical Insurance (SMI) program beginning January 1, 2011; and (2) that CMS complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.