Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule, Five-Year Review of Work Relative Value Units, Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule: Signature on Requisition, and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2012
GAO-12-284R: Dec 13, 2011
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) new rule on payment policies under the physician fee schedule. GAO found that (1) the final rule with comment period addresses changes to the physician fee schedule and other Medicare Part B payment policies; addresses, implements, or discusses certain statutory provisions including provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; and (2) CMS complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.