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CMS touts decreased improper payment rate

November 17, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS says its aggressive corrective actions have led to an estimated $15 billion reduction in Medicare fee-for-service improper payments since 2016. The Medicare fee-for-service estimated improper rate decreased to 6.27% in fiscal year 2020, compared to 7.25% in FY 2019, the fourth consecutive year the rate has been below the 10% threshold for compliance established in the Payment Integrity Information Act of 2019. “We must ensure that fraud and abuse doesn't rob the program of...

Improper payment rate, Medicare fraud

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