CMS Touts Less Improper Pay Across Programs, Particularly Medicare

November 26, 2018
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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