The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) make use of instructions for calculating interim Rates for Graduate Medical Education (GME) payments to new teaching hospitals. Contractors shall calculate and finalize the hospital’s final PRA when assessing the settlement of the base year cost report.
Subject: Calculating Interim Rates for Graduate Medical Education (GME) Payments to New Teaching Hospitals
Release Date: October 27, 2017
Effective Date: October 23, 2017
Implementation Date: October 23, 2017
Special Notes: Transmittal 1923, dated September 22, 2017, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 1952, dated, October 27, 2017
to revise several areas of the policy section and to revise BR 10240.5.
All other information remains the same.