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Decision #
2007D78
Case #
02-0328; 03-0383; 04-0283; 05-1327
Provider #
05-0396
Issue
1. Whether the Intermediary improperly disallowed direct graduate medical education (DGME) and indirect medical education (IME) payments with respect to discharge of Medicare beneficiaries who were enrolled in the Medicare + Choice or other Medicare risk plans in fiscal years ending December 31, 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001.; 2. Whether the Intermediary improperly disallowed residents' time spent in non-provider settings within the scope of the Provider's approved medical residency training programs from the Provider's full-time equivalent resident counts for DGME and IME purposes.
Case Name
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, CA
Decision Date
09/28/2007
Fiscal Year End
12/31/1998- 12/31/2001