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Medicare Program; Hospice Wage Index for Fiscal Year 2012

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Correction

In proposed rule document 2011-10689 appearing on pages 26805-26851 the issue of Monday, May 9, 2011 make the following corrections:

On page 26806, in the first column, in the DATES section, in the fifth line, “July 8, 2011” should read “June 27, 2011”.

On page 26851, immediately following the text of Addendum A, insert the following Addendum:

Addendum B—FY 2012 Wage Index for Rural Areas

CBSA codeNonurban areaWage index
1Alabama0.8000
2Alaska1.3073
3Arizona0.9417
4Arkansas0.8000
5California1.2483
6Colorado1.0285
7Connecticut1.1522
8Delaware1.0103
9District of Columbia 1
10Florida0.8707
11Georgia0.8000
12Hawaii1.1586
13Idaho0.8000
14Illinois0.8639
15Indiana0.8688
16Iowa0.8848
17Kansas0.8264
18Kentucky0.8107
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19Louisiana0.8000
20Maine0.8892
21Maryland0.9500
22Massachusetts 21.2186
23Michigan0.8858
24Minnesota0.9358
25Mississippi0.8000
26Missouri0.8000
27Montana0.8819
28Nebraska0.9227
29Nevada0.9681
30New Hampshire1.0569
31New Jersey1
32New Mexico0.9227
33New York0.8475
34North Carolina0.8655
35North Dakota0.7856
36Ohio0.8864
37Oklahoma0.8139
38Oregon1.0384
39Pennsylvania0.8781
40Puerto Rico30.4654
41Rhode Island 1
42South Carolina0.8711
43South Dakota0.8838
44Tennessee0.8165
45Texas0.8083
46Utah0.8955
47Vermont0.9931
48Virgin Islands0.8276
49Virginia0.8119
50Washington1.0545
51West Virginia0.8000
52Wisconsin0.9512
53Wyoming0.9866
65Guam0.9952
1 There are no rural areas in this State or District.
2 There are no hospitals in the rural areas of Massachusetts, so the wage index value used is the average of the contiguous Counties.
3 Wage index values are obtained using the methodology described in this proposed rule.
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[FR Doc. C1-2011-10689 Filed 5-13-11; 8:45 am]

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