CMS Touts Less Improper Pay Across Programs, Particularly Medicare

By Michelle M. Stein / November 26, 2018 at 1:42 PM
CMS said the most recent improper pay rates show that, for the first time since the data has been reported, improper payment rates went down in Medicare fee-for-service, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the fiscal 2018 Medicare fee-for-service improper pay rate is at the lowest since the 2010 rate. However, many of the same areas -- home health, nursing homes and inpatient rehabilitation facilities -- are still driving the improper pay rate in traditional Medicare,...

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