[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 67 (Tuesday, April 8, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 19345]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-07796]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Indian Health Service


Reimbursement Rates for Calendar Year 2014

AGENCY: Indian Health Service, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is given that the Director of the Indian Health Service 
(IHS), under the authority of sections 321(a) and 322(b) of the Public 
Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 248 and 249(b)), Public Law 83-568 (42 
U.S.C. 2001(a)), and the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (25 U.S.C. 
1601 et seq.), has approved the following rates for inpatient and 
outpatient medical care provided by IHS facilities for Calendar Year 
2014 for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and beneficiaries of 
other Federal programs, and for recoveries under the Federal Medical 
Care Recovery Act (42 U.S.C. 2651-2653). The Medicare Part A inpatient 
rates are excluded from the table below as they are paid based on the 
prospective payment system. Since the inpatient rates set forth below 
do not include all physician services and practitioner services, 
additional payment shall be available to the extent that those services 
are provided.

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                                                               Calendar
                                                              Year 2014
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Inpatient Hospital Per Diem Rate (Excludes Physician/Practitioner
 Services)
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    Lower 48 States........................................       $2,413
    Alaska.................................................       $2,675
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Outpatient Per Visit Rate (Excluding Medicare)
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    Lower 48 States........................................         $342
    Alaska.................................................         $564
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Outpatient Per Visit Rate (Medicare)
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    Lower 48 States........................................         $297
    Alaska.................................................         $516
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Medicare Part B Inpatient Ancillary Per Diem Rate
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    Lower 48 States........................................         $502
    Alaska.................................................         $862
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Outpatient Surgery Rate (Medicare):
    Established Medicare rates for freestanding Ambulatory
     Surgery Centers.......................................
Effective Date for Calendar Year 2014 Rates:
    Consistent with previous annual rate revisions, the
     Calendar Year 2014 rates will be effective for
     services provided on/or after January 1, 2014 to the
     extent consistent with payment authorities including
     the applicable Medicaid State plan....................
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    Dated: December 2, 2013.
Yvette Roubideaux,
Acting Director, Indian Health Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-07796 Filed 4-7-14; 8:45 am]
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