Whether Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital (“Mary Imogene” or “Hospital”), as a Sole Community Hospital (“SCH”), was properly reimbursed
for Indirect Medical Education (“IME”) costs for services provided to Medicare Advantage (“MA” or “Part C”) patients for the
cost reporting years at issue. In particular, should the interim IME payments received for MA patients, as reported on the
Provider Statistical & Reimbursement (“PS&R”) Report 118, be included in the total interim payments on Worksheet E-1 when
determining the final settlement amounts owed
to the Hospital?