[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 115 (Wednesday, June 16, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34147-34148]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-14505]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Indian Health Service


Reimbursement Rates for Calendar Year 2010

AGENCY: Indian Health Service, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is given that the Director of Indian Health Service 
(IHS), under the authority of sections 321(a) and 322(b) of the Public 
Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 248 and 249(b)), Public Law 83-568 (42 
U.S.C. 2001(a)), and the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (25 U.S.C. 
1601 et seq.), has approved the following rates for inpatient and 
outpatient medical care provided by IHS facilities for Calendar Year 
2010 for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and beneficiaries of other 
Federal programs. The Medicare Part A inpatient rates are excluded from 
the table below as they are paid based on the prospective payment 
system. Since the inpatient rates set forth below do not include all 
physician services and practitioner services, additional payment may be 
available to the extent that those services meet applicable 
requirements. Section 1880 of the Social Security Act authorizes 
Medicare Part B payment to hospitals and ambulatory care clinics 
operated by IHS or by an Indian Tribe or Tribal organization.

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                                                               Calendar
                                                              Year 2010
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    Inpatient Hospital Per Diem Rate (Excludes Physician/Practitioner
                                Services)
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Lower 48 States............................................       $2,046
Alaska.....................................................        2,246
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             Outpatient Per Visit Rate (Excluding Medicare)
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Lower 48 States............................................         $289
Alaska.....................................................          448
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                  Outpatient Per Visit Rate (Medicare)
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Lower 48 States............................................         $246
Alaska.....................................................          415
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           Medicare Part B Inpatient Ancillary Per Visit Rate
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Lower 48 States............................................         $429
Alaska.....................................................          689
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                   Outpatient Surgery Rate (Medicare)
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Established Medicare rates for freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Centers
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Effective Date for Calendar Year 2010 Rates
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Consistent with previous annual rate revisions, the Calendar Year 2010
 rates will be effective for services provided on/or after January 1,
 2010 to the extent consistent with payment authorities including the
 applicable Medicaid State plan.
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    Dated: April 8, 2010.
Yvette Roubideaux,
Director, Indian Health Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-14505 Filed 6-15-10; 8:45 am]
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