TITLE

CMS reports decline in Medicare improper payment rate

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
AHA News;11/24/2008, Vol. 43 Issue 24, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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."
ACCESSION #
35621147

 

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