Meadows, Connolly Worry CMS Data Inadequate To Improve Medicaid Improper Pay Rates

April 13, 2018
House lawmakers raised concerns the Medicaid data collected by CMS isn't good enough for use in improving improper payment rates, and House oversight government operations subcommittee Chair Mark Meadows (R-NC) asked CMS Medicaid chief Tim Hill to give lawmakers a plan for how the agency will improve the data. Some Democrats suggested getting the attorneys general more involved to help reduce Medicaid improper payments. Medicaid had an improper pay rate of 10.1 percent in fiscal 2017, according to the government's...

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