Medicaid Program--State Allotments for Payment of Medicare Part B Premiums for Qualifying Individuals, Federal Fiscal Year 2000
OGC-00-49: Published: Jul 31, 2000. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 2000.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) new rule on state allotments for payment of Medicare Part B premiums for qualifying individuals. GAO noted that: (1) the rule would announce that the federal fiscal year 2000 allotments that are available for state agencies to pay Medicare Part B premiums for two eligibility groups; and (2) HCFA complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.