CMS reports decline in Medicare improper payment rate

November 2008
AHA News;11/24/2008, Vol. 43 Issue 24, p2
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The article reports on the drop in the improper payment rate for Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) payments to 3.6% in fiscal year (FY) 2008 from 3.9% in the previous year. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reported the drop in November 2008. Improper payment rates are issued yearly as part of the "HHS Agency Financial Report."


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