Whether the Medicare Contractor improperly disallowed reimbursement for direct graduate medical education (“GME”) and indirect
medical education (“IME”) costs in the non-hospital setting by reducing the Provider’s full-time equivalent (“FTE”) resident
counts to exclude resident time spent training in non-hospital settings.
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center
Fiscal Year End
December 31, 2004, December 31, 2005, December 31, 2006