Whether the Intermediary improperly eliminated or reduced the pension and postretirement benefit ("PRB") costs of the University
of California medical centers ("UC Providers"), and the pension costs of the Catholic Healthcare West medical centers ("CHW
Providers") for the purposes of computing their prospective payment system ("PPS") wage indexes for federal fiscal years ("FFYs")
2007 and 2008.
HLB Wage Index Pension and Post
Retirement Cost Groups-
FFY 2007 and 2008