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Improper payment rates for DME have dropped $1.29B

November 19, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS announced Nov. 18 that program integrity measures lowered the estimated amount of Medicare fee-for-service improper payments by $7 billion from FY 2017-19 to $28.9 billion, the lowest level since FY 2010.Specifically, the agency says DMEPOS improper payments decreased an estimated $1.29 billion from FY 2016-19 due to various corrective actions.“Our progress on improper payments is historic, but there's more work to be done,” said CMS Administrator Seema Verma. “CMS...

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