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Electronic Comments on CMS Regulations

This page lists by CMS file code the comments we have received on regulations with comment periods beginning February 2004 and ending on or before December 31, 2007. Please note that only electronic comments are posted for comment periods between February 2004 and January 2005.

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Docket ID Title Published Date Comment Period Closed
CMS-4041-IFC Modifications to Medicare Managed Care Rules 12/30/2004 02/28/2005
CMS-1282-P Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities--Update for FY 2006 05/19/2005 07/12/2005
CMS-1500-P Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems and FY 2006 Rates 05/04/2005 06/24/2005
CMS-0011-P Medicare Program; E-Prescribing and the Prescription Drug Program 02/04/2005 04/05/2005
CMS-3818-P End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Conditions for Coverage 02/04/2005 05/05/2005
CMS-2256-PN Application by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) for Continued Deeming Authority for Home Health Agencies (HHAs) 09/24/2004 10/25/2004
CMS-3142-NC Medicare Program; Evaluation Criteria and Standards for Quality Improvement Program Contracts 07/23/2004 08/23/2004
CMS-3112-NC Medicare Program; CY 2004 Review of the Appropriateness of Payment Amounts for New Technology Intraocular Lenses (NTIOLs) Furnished by Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs) 07/23/2004 08/23/2004
CMS-4068-P Medicare Program; Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit 08/03/2004 10/04/2004
CMS-1301-P Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update for Calendar Year 2006 07/14/2005 09/06/2005
CMS-1483-P Prospective Payment System for Long-Term care Hospitals FY 2006 Annual Payment Rate Updates 02/03/2005 03/28/2005
CMS-3122-P Hospital Conditions of Participation: History and Physical Examinations; Authentication of Verbal Orders; Securing Medications; and Post-anesthesia Evaluations 03/25/2005 05/24/2005
CMS-1265-P Medicare Program; Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update for Calendar Year 2005 06/02/2004 08/02/2004
CMS-1372-IFC Changes to Medicare Payment for Drugs and Physician Fee Schedule Payments for Calendar Year 2004 01/07/2004 03/08/2004
CMS-1492-IFC Medicare Program; Medicare Ambulance MMA Temporary Rate Increase Beginning July 1, 2004 07/01/2004 08/30/2004
CMS-1199-IFC Electronic Submission of Cost Reports: Revision to Effective Date of Cost Reporting Period 05/27/2005 07/26/2005
CMS-1428-P Medicare Program; Proposed Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems and Fiscal Year 2005 Rates 05/14/2004 07/12/2004
CMS-3121-P Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities; Nursing Services; Posting of Nurse Staffing Information 02/27/2004 04/27/2004
CMS-4004-FC Expedited Determination Procedures for Provider Service Terminations (BIPA 521) 11/26/2004 01/25/2005
CMS-4069-P Medicare Program; Establishment of the Medicare Advantage Program 08/03/2004 10/02/2004
CMS-2150-NC Request for Information on Benefit-Specific Waiting Periods 12/30/2004 01/30/2005
CMS-1478-P Update of the List of Covered Procedures for Ambulatory Surgical Centers for 2005 11/26/2004 01/25/2005
CMS-1429-FC Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedules for Calendar Year 2005 11/15/2004 01/14/2005
CMS-1371-IFC Medicare Program; Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System; Payment Reform for Calendar Year 2004 01/06/2004 03/08/2004
CMS-1263-P Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System for Long-Term Care Hospitals: Proposed Annual Payment Rate Updates and Policy Changes 01/30/2004 03/23/2004
CMS-1325-P Medicare Program; Competitive Acquisition of Outpatient Drugs and Biologicals Under Part B 03/04/2005 04/26/2005
CMS-4064-IFC Revisions to the Appeals Process for Initial Claim Determinations 03/08/2005 05/09/2005
CMS-1810-IFC Physicians' Referrals to Health Care Entities with Which They Have Financial Relationships-Phase II 03/26/2004 06/24/2004
CMS-1427-P Medicare Program; Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Calendar Year 2005 Payment Rates 08/16/2004 10/08/2004
CMS-3835-P Hospital Conditions of Participation: Requirements for Approval and Reapproval of Transplant Centers to Perform Organ Transplants 02/04/2005 06/06/2005
CMS-1478-IFC Update of the List of Covered Procedures for Ambulatory Surgical Centers for 2005 05/04/2005 07/05/2005
CMS-2175-IFC Medicaid Program; Time Limitation on Recordkeeping Requirements Under the Drug Rebate Program 01/06/2004 03/08/2004
CMS-1429-P Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2005 08/05/2004 09/24/2004
CMS-1219-P Medicare Program; Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carrier (DMERC) Service Areas and Related Matters 03/26/2004 05/25/2004
CMS-1286-P Hospice Wage Index for FY 2006 04/29/2005 06/28/2005
CMS-1727-P Provider Reimbursement Determinations and Appeals 06/25/2004 08/24/2004
CMS-1427-FC Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Calendar Year 2005 Payment Rates 11/15/2004 01/14/2005
CMS-3145-IFC Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities; Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer Amendment 03/25/2005 05/24/2005
CMS-3064-P Organ Procurement Organization Conditions for Coverage 02/04/2005 06/05/2005
CMS-1325-IFC Competitive Acquisition of Outpatient Drugs and Biologicals 07/06/2005 09/06/2005
CMS-4067-PN Application by the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) for Deeming Authority for M+C 08/27/2004 10/25/2004
CMS-1502-P Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2006 08/16/2005 10/05/2005
CMS-2158-P HIPAA Titles I and IV: Tolling Certain Time Periods and Interactions with Family and Medical Leave Act 12/30/2004 02/28/2005
CMS-1309-NC Announcement of an Application From a Hospital Requesting Waiver for Organ Procurement Service Areas 08/26/2005 10/25/2005
CMS-6019-P Revised Civil Money Penalties, Assessments, Exclusions, and Related Appeals Procedures 08/04/2005 10/02/2005
CMS-3198-P Immunization Standard for Long-Term Care Facilities 08/15/2005 08/30/2005
CMS-3144-NC CY 2005 Review of the Appropriateness of Payment Amounts for New Technology Intraocular Lenses (NTIOLs) Furnished by Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs) 09/30/2005 10/31/2005
CMS-3017-IFC Conditions for Coverage of Power Mobility Devices, Including Powered Wheelchairs and Power-Operated Vehicles (Scooters) 08/26/2005 11/25/2005
CMS-6026-IFC Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) Program 10/05/2005 11/04/2005
CMS-1287-IFC Health Care Infrastructure Improvement Program; Selection Criteria of Loan Program for Qualifying Hospitals Engaged in Cancer-Related Health Care 09/30/2005 11/29/2005
CMS-1320-P Medicare Program; Health Care Infrastructure Improvement Program; Forgiveness of Indebtedness 09/30/2005 11/29/2005
CMS-1303-P Physicians' Referrals to Health Care Entities With Which They Have Financial Relationships; Exceptions for Certain Electronic Prescribing and Electronic Health Records Arrangements 10/11/2005 12/12/2005
CMS-2228-PN Application by the TUV Healthcare Specialists (TUVHS) for Deeming Authority for Hospitals 01/27/2006 02/27/2006
CMS-1485-P Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System for Long-Term Care Hospitals RY 2007: Proposed Annual Payment Rate Updates, Policy Changes, and Clarification 01/27/2006 03/20/2006
CMS-1306-P Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Prospective Payment System--Update for 2006 01/23/2006 03/14/2006
CMS-1307-GNC Criteria and Standards for Evaluating (Contractors) Intermediary, Carrier, and Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Regional Carrier Performance During FY 2006 09/23/2005 11/22/2005
CMS-4105-P Notification Procedures for Hospital Discharges 04/05/2006 06/05/2006
CMS-2231-IFC State Allotments for Payment of Medicare Part B Premiums for Qualifying Individuals: Fiscal Year 2006*** 04/28/2006 06/27/2006
CMS-1531-IFC Special Medicare GME Affiliations for a Teaching Hospital Affected by a Disaster (Katrina Rule) 04/12/2006 06/12/2006
CMS-1488-P Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems and FY 2007 Rates 04/25/2006 06/12/2006
CMS-1540-P Prospective Payment System for Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities for FY 2007 05/15/2006 07/07/2006
CMS-1317-P Revisions to the Payment Policies of Ambulance Services under the Fee Schedule for Ambulance Services*** 05/26/2006 07/25/2006
CMS-1488-P2 Inpatient Prospective Payment System: Implementation of the FY 2007 Occupational Mix Adjustment 05/17/2006 06/12/2006
CMS-1304-P Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update for Calendar Year 2007 and Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 Changes to Medicare Payment for Oxygen Equipment and Capped DME Rental 08/03/2006 09/25/2006
CMS-6272-IFC Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) Amendments 02/24/2006 04/25/2006
CMS-2257-IFC Citizenship Documentation Requirements 07/12/2006 08/11/2006
CMS-1506-P Proposed Changes to the Hospital Outpatient PPS and CY 2007 Rates; Proposed CY 2007 Update to the ASC Covered Procedures List; and Proposed Changes to the ASC Payment System and CY 2008 Payment Rates 08/23/2006 10/10/2006
CMS-1321-P Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2007 08/22/2006 10/10/2006
CMS-6025-P Limitation on Recoupment of Overpayment 09/22/2006 11/21/2006
CMS-4121-P Prohibition of Midyear Benefit Enhancements for Medicare Advantage Organizations Offering Plans in Calendar Year 2007 and Subsequent Calendar Years 09/01/2006 10/31/2006
CMS-1321-FC Revisions to Payment Policies and Five-Year Review of Relative Value Units Under the Physician Fee Schedule for CY 2007 and Other Changes to Payment Under Part B; Revisions to Ambulance Fee Schedule; Ambulatory Inflation Factor Update for CY 2007 12/01/2006 01/02/2007
CMS-1910-IFC Rural Health Clinic: Amendments to Participation Requirements and Payment Provisions, and Establishment of a Quality Assessment and Improvement Program; Repeal of Previous Final Rule 09/22/2006 11/21/2006
CMS-6022-P Termination of Non-Random Prepayment Medical Review 10/07/2005 12/06/2005
CMS-1529-P Prospective Payment System for Long-Term Care Hospitals RY 2008: Proposed Annual Payment Rate Updates, Policy Changes, Clarifications, and Hospital Direct and Indirect Graduate Medical Education Payments 02/01/2007 03/26/2007
CMS-2258-P Cost Limit for Providers Operated by Units of Government and Provisions to Ensure the Integrity of Federal-State Financial Partnership 01/18/2007 03/19/2007
CMS-3181-PN Application by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for Continued Recognition as a National Accreditation Program for Accrediting Entities to Furnish Outpatient Diabetes Self-Management Training 05/25/2007 06/25/2007
CMS-1545-P Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities: Update for FY 2008 04/30/2007 06/29/2007
CMS-1539-P Hospice Wage Index for FY 2008 05/01/2007 07/02/2007
CMS-1506-FC Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and CY 2007 Payment Rates and Changes to the Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System in CY 2007 11/24/2006 01/23/2007
CMS-4124-P Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug Contract Determinations, Appeals, and Intermediate Sanctions Processes (Compliance Rule) 05/25/2007 07/24/2007
CMS-1506-P2 Proposed Changes to the ASC Payment System CY 2008 Payment (PART OF CMS-1506-P) 08/23/2006 11/06/2006
CMS-3191-P Fire Safety Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities: Automatic Sprinkler Systems 10/27/2006 12/26/2006
CMS-4119-P Medicare Part D Data 10/18/2006 12/18/2006
CMS-1512-PN Five Year Review of Work Relative Value Units Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Proposed Changes to the Practice Expense Methodology*** 06/29/2006 08/21/2006
CMS-2261-P Rehabilitation Services: State Plan Option 08/13/2007 10/12/2007
CMS-6026-IFC2 Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) Program 08/28/2006 09/27/2006
CMS-0018-IFC Identification of Backward Compatible Version of Adopted Standard for the E-Prescribing and the Medicare Prescription Drug Program (Version 8.1) 06/23/2006 08/22/2006
CMS-1541-FC Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update for CY 2008 (Includes Refinements) 08/29/2007 10/29/2007
CMS-4130-P Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit 05/25/2007 07/24/2007
CMS-0029-P Exemption of Privacy Act Disclosure of Certain Investigative Materials 05/25/2007 07/24/2007
CMS-2238-P Medicaid Prescription Drugs Average Manufacture Price 12/22/2006 02/20/2007
CMS-2238-FC Medicaid Prescription Drugs--Average Manufacturer Price 07/17/2007 01/02/2008
CMS-2258-FC Cost Limits for Governmentally-Operated Providers 05/29/2007 07/13/2007
CMS-1541-P Home Health Prospective Payment System Refinements and Rate Update for CY 2008 05/04/2007 06/26/2007
CMS-2238-FC3 Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems and FY 2008 Rates 08/22/2007 11/20/2007
CMS-2266-P Waiver of Disapproval of Nurse Aide Training Program in Certain Cases and Nurse Aide Petition for Removal of Information for Single Finding of Neglect 11/23/2007 12/23/2007
CMS-2198-P DSH Hospital Programs 08/26/2005 10/25/2005
CMS-1385-P Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Other Part B Payment Policies; Revisions to Payment Policies for Ambulance Services for CY 2008; and the Proposed Elimination of the E-Rx Exemption for Computer-Generated Faxes 07/12/2007 08/31/2007
CMS-4129-P Special Enrollment Period and Medicare Premium Changes 09/28/2007 11/27/2007
CMS-2268-P Establishment of Revisit User Fee program for Medicare Survey and Certification Activities 06/29/2007 08/27/2007
CMS-1270-P Competitive Acquisition for Certain Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) 05/01/2006 06/30/2006
CMS-1392-P Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System for CY 2008 Payment Rates 08/02/2007 09/14/2007
CMS-2287-P Elimination of Reimbursement under Medicaid for School-Based Administration Expenditures and Certain Transportation Costs 09/07/2007 11/06/2007
CMS-2275-P Health Care-Related Taxes 03/23/2007 05/22/2007
CMS-6006-P Surety Bond Requirement for Suppliers of Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) 08/01/2007 10/01/2007
CMS-3844-P Hospice Care Conditions of Participation 05/27/2005 07/26/2005
CMS-3887-P Revisions to Conditions for Coverage for Ambulatory Surgical Centers 08/31/2007 10/30/2007
CMS-2213-P Clarification of Outpatient Clinic and Hospital Facility Services Definition and Upper Payment Limit 09/28/2007 10/29/2007